THE BABY HARP SEAL
Photographs by Fred Bruemmer, David White, Patricia Arrigoni
and the International Fund for Animal Welfare
by Brian Davies
The Baby Harp Seal, a fiction book for children ages 7-10, describes the first days of life of a baby harp seal born on the ice floes
in the Gulf of St. Lawrence in Canada. Harpo, with his soft
white fur, black whiskers and large inquiring eyes, learns quickly
to survive in his wonder world of ice and snow.
tender, spellbinding story of mother and baby love is illustrated
in brilliantly colored photographs by internationally known writer/photographer
Fred Bruemmer, International Fund for Animal Welfare photographer
David White, and author Patricia Arrigoni. Underwater seal shots
are also supplied by the International Fund for Animal Welfare.
Is a Harp Seal" at the end of the book gives children detailed factual
information about harp seals such as where they are born, their
growth rate, and migratory patterns.
Introduction to Harpo, The Baby Harp Seal is by Brian Davies,
founder of International Fund for Animal Welfare, who is credited
with saving the baby harp seals from mass commercial slaughter.
story of Harpo, The Baby Harp Seal promises pleasure for
the reader each time the book is opened.
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Photo by Fred Bruemmer
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star Amazon Rating!
Booklist, 2/01/96 - Review by Susan Dove Lempke, American
Louis Post Dispatch, 11/23/95 -
"Getting to Know Baby Seals" by Arielle
News Service, Kid's Home Library
11/1/95, by Lee Littlewood
Weekly Magazine, photo of Harpo,
the Baby Harp Seal on the cover, 11/20/95
Weekly, Bookselling Daybook,
A Weekly Publication of the American Booksellers Association,
Date: November 1, 1995
Size: 8-1/2 x 10" Oblong
Binding: Hardbound with jacket
Library of Congress Number: 94-090107
Price: Regularly $16.95 with free poster!
Cloth plus jacket (5 color printing plus varnish)
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