Loon by Susan Vandegriek buy used Used & Rare price $11.78 new from$14.40 shop with confidence SPECIAL SHIPPING CONSIDERATIONS FOR USED & RARE ITEMS. Please see the special considerations for shipping Used & Rare items, including extended delivery times, possible import duties & taxes. Delivered in 3-5 weeks Format: Hardcover Publisher: Groundwood Books Condition: The following ISBNs are associated with this title: ISBN - 10:1554980771 ISBN - 13:9781554980772 Seller Comments: Connecting readers with great books since 1972. Used books may not include companion materials, some shelf wear, may contain highlighting/notes, and may not include cd-rom or access codes. Customer service is our top priority! From the Publisher This lyrical story follows the life cycle of two loon chicks. We see them breaking out of their eggshells, then learning to swim, find food and avoid predators such as snapping turtles and big bass fish. After they learn to fly, they migrate to the ocean. And when their striking black-and-white feathers finally emerge, they fly inland, each to find a new lake territory and mate. Susan Vande Griek''s poetic text is complemented by Karen Reczuch''s gorgeous illustrations, which show the loons as they grow from tiny downy chicks to majestic adult birds. An afterword is also included that supplies other interesting facts about the common loon as well as suggestions for further reading. Both the text and the illustrations have been carefully checked by an ornithologist for scientific accuracy.