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Product Description: Karen Patkau takes readers on an amazing voyage of discovery to find out   • How wild and rugged prairies become grasslands    • Why prairie inhabitants depend on each other and their surroundings    • What wildlife and plants thrive in large open spaces    • How seasons and weather conditions affect life on the prairies    • How fire restores the land    • What life is like on the Great Plains    • How a food chain forms    • How some prairie plants protect the land    • Why we need prairie...read more

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9781770493889 | Tundra Books, September 9, 2014, cover price $17.99 | About this edition: Karen Patkau takes readers on an amazing voyage of discovery to find out   • How wild and rugged prairies become grasslands    • Why prairie inhabitants depend on each other and their surroundings    • What wildlife and plants thrive in large open spaces    • How seasons and weather conditions affect life on the prairies    • How fire restores the land    • What life is like on the Great Plains    • How a food chain forms    • How some prairie plants protect the land    • Why we need prairies

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Product Description: Karen Patkau takes readers on an amazing voyage of discovery to find out   • How coral reefs form    • Why coral reefs bustle and teem with life    • Why there are more kinds of living things on coral reefs than anywhere else in the sea    • What the types of hard corals are    • Which plants and animals attach themselves to coral reefs    • How coral reefs protect shorelines    • How coral reefs help develop natural harbors and beaches    • Where the coral reef areas of the world are    • Why we need coral reef...read more

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9781770493902 | Tundra Books, September 9, 2014, cover price $17.99 | About this edition: Karen Patkau takes readers on an amazing voyage of discovery to find out   • How coral reefs form    • Why coral reefs bustle and teem with life    • Why there are more kinds of living things on coral reefs than anywhere else in the sea    • What the types of hard corals are    • Which plants and animals attach themselves to coral reefs    • How coral reefs protect shorelines    • How coral reefs help develop natural harbors and beaches    • Where the coral reef areas of the world are    • Why we need coral reefs

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By Karen Patkau (illustrator)

Hardcover:

9780986949593 | Ingram Pub Services, March 15, 2013, cover price $16.95

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Product Description: In this deceptively simple counting book, Max and Josephine tend their garden while readers follow along, counting from one to ten as the garden is planted. Then readers can count in groups of tens as the garden is harvested, while they search through the pictures for the many small animals that are hiding throughout...read more

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9781554550340 | Fitzhenry & Whiteside Ltd, March 15, 2008, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: On the Toronto Public Library's 10 best books of 2008 list for Children up to 5 years of age On Resource Link's "Best of 2008" List Canadian Children's Book Centre Our Choice, 2009 First published in 1986 and a staple ever since for parents of preschool children and teachers of primary grades, One Watermelon Seed is presented in a new edition with a bold new cover and interior art.
9780195404739 | Board book edition (Oxford Univ Pr, June 25, 1987), cover price $8.95 | About this edition: Max and Josephine plant one watermelon seed, two pumpkins, three eggplants, four peppers, five tomatoes, six blueberry bushes, seven strawberry plants, eight beans, nine potatoes, and ten corn seeds in their garden

Paperback:

9781554552221 | Reprint edition (Fitzhenry & Whiteside Ltd, August 25, 2012), cover price $9.95 | About this edition: In this deceptively simple counting book, Max and Josephine tend their garden while readers follow along, counting from one to ten as the garden is planted.
9780195407358 | Oxford Univ Pr, October 4, 1990, cover price $8.95 | About this edition: Max and Josephine plant one watermelon seed, two pumpkins, three eggplants, four peppers, five tomatoes, six blueberry bushes, seven strawberry plants, eight beans, nine potatoes, and ten corn seeds in their garden

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9780606047654 | Demco Media, August 1, 1990, cover price $17.00 | About this edition: Max and Josephine plant one watermelon seed, two pumpkins, three eggplants, four peppers, five tomatoes, six blueberry bushes, seven strawberry plants, eight beans, nine potatoes, and ten corn seeds in their garden

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Product Description: Explores the jungle as an ecosystem and the plants and animals that call it home.

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9780887769924 | Tundra Books, February 28, 2012, cover price $17.95 | About this edition: Explores the jungle as an ecosystem and the plants and animals that call it home.

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Product Description: Tundra introduces the first three books in its important new ecosystems series. Each title celebrates the world’s diversity by presenting a different ecosystem: its land and water, its animals and plants. The art is brimming with creatures and ecological features, described in fact-filled notes at the end of each book and in a useful glossary and map...read more

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9780887769931 | Tundra Books, February 28, 2012, cover price $17.95 | About this edition: Tundra introduces the first three books in its important new ecosystems series.

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Product Description: Tundra introduces the first three books in its important new ecosystems series. Each title celebrates the world’s diversity by presenting a different ecosystem: its land and water, its animals and plants. The art is brimming with creatures and ecological features, described in fact-filled notes at the end of each book and in a useful glossary and map...read more

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9780887769917 | Tundra Books, February 28, 2012, cover price $17.95 | About this edition: Tundra introduces the first three books in its important new ecosystems series.

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Product Description: In this lively companion to Creatures Great and Small, author and illustrator Karen Patkau transports the reader to prehistoric times, when many creatures existed that have since disappeared. From the worlds of insects, fish, mammals, sea jellies, reptiles, amphibians, birds, crustaceans, arachnids, and mollusks, she presents living animals and their prehistoric ancestors...read more

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9781770493100 | Reprint edition (Tundra Books, February 14, 2012), cover price $8.95 | also contains Creatures Yesterday and Today | About this edition: In this lively companion to Creatures Great and Small, author and illustrator Karen Patkau transports the reader to prehistoric times, when many creatures existed that have since disappeared.

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Product Description: Join Toronto author and illustrator Karen Patkau as she explores the world of insects, mammals, sea jellies, reptiles, amphibians, birds, crustaceans, arachnids, and mollusks. From extremely large creatures, such as the blue whale, Chinese giant salamander, and goliath tarantula, to extremely small ones, such as the bumblebee bat, dwarf gecko, and fairy shrimp, embark on this informative, beautifully illustrated voyage of discovery...read more

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9780887767548 | Tundra Books, October 10, 2006, cover price $17.95 | About this edition: Introduces creatures of all sizes, from the enormous blue whale to the tiny bee hummingbird.

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9781770493094 | Reprint edition (Tundra Books, February 14, 2012), cover price $8.95 | About this edition: Join Toronto author and illustrator Karen Patkau as she explores the world of insects, mammals, sea jellies, reptiles, amphibians, birds, crustaceans, arachnids, and mollusks.

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Having read a story about a knight saving a damsel in distress, Cassie is eager to act it out but has trouble convincing her baby sister to be the damsel.
By Karen Patkau (illustrator) and Linda Smith

Hardcover:

9781551432434 | Orca Book Pub, September 1, 2003, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: After reading a story about knights, dragons and castles, Cassie and Trevor decide to become Sir Cassie and Sir Trevor with Towser, the dog, as a dragon who licks them with his fiery breath.

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Poems describe various ways to have fun, including playing leapfrog and other games, riding a bicycle, running, and using one's imagination.
By Robert Heidbreder and Karen Patkau (illustrator)

Hardcover:

9780773732131 | Fitzhenry & Whiteside Ltd, March 1, 2000, cover price $5.95 | About this edition: Poems describe various ways to have fun, including playing leapfrog and other games, riding a bicycle, running, and using one's imagination.

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Collects poems about a variety of subjects including clowns, robots, dragons, spiders, and nuts
By Robert Heidbreder and Karen Patkau (illustrator)

Hardcover:

9780195404975 | Oxford Univ Pr, June 18, 1987, cover price $11.95 | About this edition: Collects poems about a variety of subjects including clowns, robots, dragons, spiders, and nuts

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Product Description: Fun-filled poems by an author who has a keen ear for the sound patterns and rhythms that delight children, and a pure sense of the silly and scary things that entertain them. Illustrated in colour and black and white by Karen Patkau.
By Robert Heidbreder and Karen Patkau (illustrator)

Paperback:

9780195406740 | Reprint edition (Stoddart Kids, March 1, 1997), cover price $5.95 | About this edition: Fun-filled poems by an author who has a keen ear for the sound patterns and rhythms that delight children, and a pure sense of the silly and scary things that entertain them.
9780773758926 | Reprint edition (Fitzhenry & Whiteside Ltd, March 1, 1997), cover price $5.95 | About this edition: Don't Eat Spiders is published by Fitzhenry and Whiteside.

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Crystal, the glass fish, is lonely until she follows a star, falls into the sea, and makes friends with all the beautiful underwater creatures

Paperback:

9781550370669 | Annick Pr, October 1, 1990, cover price $5.95 | About this edition: Crystal, the glass fish, is lonely until she follows a star, falls into the sea, and makes friends with all the beautiful underwater creatures

School and Library:

9781550370676 | Annick Pr, February 1, 1991, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: Crystal, the glass fish, is lonely until she follows a star, falls into the sea, and makes friends with all the beautiful underwater creatures

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Hugh is upset when he can't find Seal, his missing toy, until his grandmother tells him that Seal is safe in Lost Toy Land.
By Priscilla Galloway and Karen Patkau (illustrator)

Hardcover:

9781550370195 | Annick Pr, October 1, 1988, cover price $12.95 | About this edition: High is upset when he can't find seal, his missing toy, until his grandmother tells him that Seal is safe in Lost Toy Land

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Ringtail the raccoon spends the nighttime hours searching for food, and finds her meal in an unusual location
By Karen Patkau (contributor) and Patricia Sillers

Hardcover:

9780195405859 | Oxford Univ Pr, April 1, 1988, cover price $8.95 | About this edition: Ringtail the raccoon spends the nighttime hours searching for food, and finds her meal in an unusual location

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