Animals of the Salish Sea HC

SKU: 9781554762057

Melaney Gleeson-Lyall
Grade Levels:
Four, Five, Six
Coast Salish, Musqueam, Pacific NW
Book Type:
Native Northwest
Copyright Date:

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Animals of the Salish Sea: Coast Salish First Nations and Native Art is a hardcover information book illustrated by Coast Salish artists. This book is published by Native Northwest. This 32-page book is made with recycled paper with soy-based ink and water-based coating. Coast Salish author Melaney Gleeson-Lyall features 13 Coast Salish and Musqueum artists who have created colourful Northwest Coast images of creatures one finds in the ocean, in the air and on land includes eagle, thunderbird, raven, hawk, goose, owl, seagull, starfish, heron, hummingbirds, butterfly, dragonfly, spider, frog, turtle, deer, sasquatch, bear, bee, wolf, crab, rock cod, sturgeon, octopus, salmon, seal, dogfish shark, and whale. Each entry has a short bubble fact description. The connection of each animal, bird or sea creature to the Coast Salish people provides readers with an important characteristic of values education.  Each of the 13 artists use the Northwest Coast art style including bright colours making this an important Coast Salish resource about their environmental worldview.  Recommended

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