Cover image for Beavers / by Rachel Poliquin ; illustrated by Nicholas John Frith.
Title:
Beavers / by Rachel Poliquin ; illustrated by Nicholas John Frith.
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9780544949874
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Boston, Massachusetts : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, [2018]

©2018
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96 pages : colour illustrations ; 27 cm
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Meet Elmer, an ordinary beaver. He may not be as mighty as a lion or as dangerous as a shark. He may be squat and brown. But never underestimate a beaver. Believe it or not, those buck teeth and funny flat tails are just a few of the things that make beavers extraordinary.
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Beavers , the first book in the new middle-grade nonfiction Superhero Field Guide series by Rachel Poliquin and award-winning illustrator Nicholas John Frith, is a delightfully informative, laugh-out-loud full-color look at the most unsuspecting of animal heroes, perfect for readers who like their facts served with a large dose of humor.

Meet Elmer, an ordinary beaver. He may not be as mighty as a lion or as dangerous as a shark. He may be squat and brown. But never underestimate a beaver.
I can almost hear you saying, "But aren't beavers just lumpy rodents with buck teeth and funny flat tails?"
Yes, they are! And believe it or not, those buck teeth and funny flat tails are just a few of the things that make beavers extraordinary.
Humorous and engaging, Beavers is the first book in the new highly illustrated nonfiction Superpower Field Guide series, inspiring readers to laugh, think, and view the world around them with new eyes.


Author Notes

Rachel Poliquin has a PhD in the history of science and has written about subjects including taxidermy, heroic sled dogs, and unruly beavers. Visit rachelpoliquin.com .

Nicholas John Frith lives and works on the coast of Dorset, England. Like Elmer, he loves the great outdoors. His superpowers include Super Snoozing! Visit nicholasjohnfrith.com .