Canada Goose at Cattail Lane (Smithsonian Backyard)

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9781592494958: Canada Goose at Cattail Lane (Smithsonian Backyard)

In early spring, a Canada Goose patiently sits on a bundle of eggs. Weeks later, five fluffy goslings finally hatch. Canada Goose and her mate have a lot to teach their young. Reviewed by the Smithsonian Institution for accuracy, Canada Goose at Cattail Lane is a fun and informative story with beautifully detailed illustrations. Watch your children have a blast reading and learning about the animals that live in an American backyard!
Book Features:
- An informative storyline and colorful illustrations
- Appropriate for ages 3-9
- Paperback dimensions: 11 1/2 x 8 1/2 inches

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Spring has come to the pond at the end of Cattail Lane. Among the cattails near the pond's edge, Canada Goose sits on a nest atop a muskrat house. She made the nest from cattails and lined it with soft down from her breast. Weeks after the eggs were laid, five fluffy goslings finally hatch. Canada Goose and her mate have a lot to teach their young--how to swim, how to find food, and how not to get lost! But when a gull circles overhead, will the goslings know how to say safe?

About the Author:

Janet Halfmann is the award-winning author of more than thirty children's fiction and non-fiction books, including Good Night, Little Sea Otter; Fur and Feathers; Little Skink's Tail; and Seven Miles to Freedom: The Robert Smalls StoryOther Soundprints titles are: Little Black Ant on Park Street, Hermit Crab's Home, Alligator at Saw Grass Road, Narwhal: Unicorn of the Sea, Polar Bear Horizon, Dolphin's Rescue, Red Bat at Sleepy Hollow Lane, and Pelican's Catch. Before becoming a children's author, Janet was a daily newspaper reporter, the managing editor of a national children's magazine, and a creator of coloring and activity books for Golden Books. She is the mother of four and the grandmother of four. Janet grew up on a farm in mid-Michigan and now lives in South Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

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