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Animals Count in Grand Canyon National Park
By Donna Love; Joyce Mihran Turley
Grand Canyon Association
32 pp. / 11.00 in x 8.50 in / 2009
Paper (978-1-9346-5605-1)
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  - Children's

Grand Canyon is one of the prettiest places on earth, but deep inside its rocky walls and shaded beneath its towering rim forests, animals count the park as home, too. Animals Count in Grand Canyon National Park is a picture book for children ages 3 to 6 that features the many animals of Grand Canyon helping the young reader count to ten. Readers will meet two collared lizards, three Grand Canyon rattlesnakes, six humpback chubs, seven California condors, nine canyon tree frogs, ten big brown bats, and many more friends, each telling you a little about their lives in their amazing home. The wilderness of Grand Canyon teems with life, and this delightful book will open the world of the canyon and its wild citizens to readers while they learn to count. Colorful illustrations by artist Joyce Mihran Turley bring the stealthy, sure-footed, curious, croaking, and slithering wild animals of Grand Canyon National Park to life. Parents who wish to teach their children about the wildlife of our natural world will love this easy-to-read, beautifully designed tribute to the national park's many furry, finny, hoofy, scaly, feathered, and slippery creatures.

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