Seal Journey

Seal Journey

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Stunning color photographs capture the epic story of the harp seals of Eastern Canada, whose pups--whitecoats that were once hunted but are now protected by the government--are born on the ice floes of the Gulf of St. Lawrence.show more

Product details

  • 0-5
  • Hardback | 32 pages
  • 243.84 x 246.38 x 12.7mm | 430.91g
  • Penguin Putnam Inc
  • E P Dutton & Co Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • colour illustrations
  • 0525651268
  • 9780525651260

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7 ratings
4.28 out of 5 stars
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4 14% (1)
3 29% (2)
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Reason for Reading: I am reading Richard Sobol\'s entire backlist with my son and discussing the life of a photographer/photojournalist as a career option while doing so. This is the final book for us to read. A short read with lots of illustrations. The author brought his son with him on this assignment and the story is told through both of their points of view. The reader is generally shown the complete life of a seal pup from birth until it is abandoned by it\'s mother. Then it describes at this point how it will take the cub a couple more years until he is ready to join in the mating ritual and complete the life cycle again. There is only scant page time spent on the controversial hunting practices and no photographs of this are shown. They stick to the beauty of the animal. An entertaining, if brief, account of an animal\'s way of lifeshow more
by Nicola Mansfield
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