Danger on the Arctic ice by Elisabeth Sackett

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Published by Sierra Club Books, Little, Brown in San Francisco, Boston .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Harp seal -- Juvenile fiction.,
  • Harp seal -- Fiction.,
  • Seals (Animals) -- Fiction.

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As summer brings more activity to the Arctic, a harp seal pup encounters danger from both animal and human hunters.

Edition Notes

Book details

Statementby Elisabeth Sackett ; illustrations by Martin Camm ; introduction by Cynthia Overbeck Bix.
SeriesSierra Club animals in danger series
ContributionsCamm, Martin, ill.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ10.3.S127 Dan 1990
The Physical Object
Pagination1 v. (unpaged) :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1890147M
ISBN 100316765988
LC Control Number90053671

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