P Is for Prairie Dog
A Prairie AlphabetBook - 2011
Fact: At one time prairies covered about 40% of the United States buttoday only about 1% of North American prairies exist. P is for PrairieDog: A Prairie Alphabet explores North American prairies as it explainstheir important role and showcases their wonders.Science writer Anthony Fredericks gives an A-Z tour of the many facetsand fascinating facts of the prairie ecosystem. Inhabitants including thebison, the quail, and, of course, the prairie dog are highlighted alongwith descriptions of insect and plant life.Former schoolteacher Tony Fredericks is an award-winningauthor of many nature and animal books for children.A frequent presenter at schools and conferences across thecountry, Tony teaches education courses at York College inYork, Pennsylvania.Doug Bowles has been a freelance illustrator for more thantwenty years. His books for Sleeping Bear include One KansasFarmer: A Kansas Number Book and S is for Sunflower:A Kansas Alphabet. Doug lives in Leawood, Kansas.
Publisher: Ann Arbor, MI : Sleeping Bear Press, 2011.
Characteristics: 1 v. (unpaged) :,col. ill. ;,26 x 29 cm.