Snow Leopard: Ghost of the Mountains

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Snow Leopard: Ghost of the Mountains
Written by Justin Anderson
Format: Hardback
ISBN-10: 1536205400
ISBN-13: 9781536205404
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Snow Leopard: Ghost of the Mountains

author: Justin Anderson
illustrator: Patrick Benson

The people who live among the high peaks of the Himalayas tell stories of a mysterious animal called the gray ghost. To see one, youd have to be very lucky indeed. Join a zoologist in the Himalayan mountains as he searches for the elusive creature. With her pale gold and silver-gray coat painted with black rosettes, she blends so well into the boulders, its no wonder shes thought of as a ghost of the mountains. But the fortunate few who spot her are rewarded with a sight they will never forget. Written by an expert with firsthand experience, beautifully illustrated, and interwoven with fascinating facts, this vicarious look at a breathtaking animal includes an end note suggesting resources to explore.

Look! A line of paw prints in the snow. Follow the tracks to see the rare and utterly majestic snow leopard and visit her secret world.
suggested retail price (U.S./CAN):
$16.99 / $22.99
isbn-10/isbn-13:
1536205400 /  9781536205404
on sale date:
10/2019
type/format:
Non-Fiction - Picture Book / Hardback
age range:
5 yrs - 8 yrs
# of pages/size:
32 / 9 5/8" x 10 5/8"
grade range:
Kindergarten - Grade 3
 
subjects:
Animals; People & Places;
author’s comments:
Justin Anderson is a zoologist and filmmaker with a passion for animals and wild places. He spent months in Ladakh leading a BBC crew filming snow leopards for Planet Earth II. Snow Leopard: Ghost of the Mountains is his picture book debut. Justin Anderson lives in England.
illustrator’s comments:
Patrick Benson is the illustrator of many beloved books for young readers, including Owl Babies by Martin Waddell and North by Nick Dowson. Patrick Benson lives in Scotland.
 
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