9 edition of Looking for Loons found in the catalog.
July 28, 2007
by Simply Read Books
Written in English
Just after sunrise, a boy ventures out onto the front porch of the family cottage to scan the misty lake through an old pair of binoculars. He is looking for loons. Joined by other pajama-wearing family members and sipping a steaming mug of hot chocolate, he experiences nature’s magical sights and sounds firsthand. Jennifer Lloyd’s sensitive prose and Kirsti Anne Wakelin’s shimmering artwork bring to life such enchanting images as a beaver smacking his tail in water and a canoe gliding serenely in the distance in this memorable picture book.
|Contributions||Kirsti Anne Wakelin (Illustrator)|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||32|
Common Loons are large, diving waterbirds with rounded heads and dagger-like bills. They have long bodies and short tails that are usually not visible. In flight, they look stretched out, with a long, flat body and long neck and bill. Their feet stick out beyond the tail (unlike ducks and cormorants), looking . Few locations sound more inviting than a cool Canadian lake in the height of summer. Bird Studies Canada conducts the Canadian Lakes Loon Survey to assess the long-term health and productivity of Common Loons and the lakes they love. Each June, July, and August, hundreds of volunteers observe loons on lakes. If you live in Canada or are just looking for an excuse to visit this .
As I look out to the muddy ground, I think of our loons floating out there somewhere on the big open sea. I now understand better the great risks they face in their life away from this summer home we share together. I can only hope with a bit of luck, they will return. This April, loon friends, I’ll be here and waiting for you. Make Offer - Heritage Decoys LOON WITH CHICK by J.D Garton Hand Carved and Hand Painted CRAZY LOON SALOON Welcome To The Looney Bin Rustic Lake Lodge Log Cabin Decor $
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From Booklist. Patrick awakens and slips out to the porch of the lakeside house where he has been staying with his sister, parents, and grandparents. One by one, each person quietly joins Patrick as he looks through binoculars and listens for loons.
And one by one, each person goes back inside, leaving Patrick to watch as a group of loons dives into the water, calls out, and flies away/5(3).
Jennifer Lloyds sensitive prose and Kirsti Wakelins. Just after sunrise, a boy ventures out onto the front porch of the family cottage to scan the misty lake through an old pair of binoculars.
He is looking for loons. Joined by other pajama-wearing family members and sipping a steaming mug of hot chocolate, he experiences nature’s magical sights and sounds firsthand/5. Looking for Loons Written by Jennifer Lloyd.
Illustrated by Kirsti Anne Wakelin. Simply Read Books, Read a review - CM Magazine >> Read a review - Quill & Quire >> Buy this book >> ABOUT THE BOOK At a cottage by a lake during the last days of summer, a family is surrounded. Looking for loons. [Jennifer Lloyd; Kirsti Anne Wakelin] -- When a young boy, accompanied by other pajama-wearing family members, stands out on the front porch just after sunrise searching for loons, he experiences nature's beautiful sights and Looking for Loons book.
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He is looking for loons. Free shipping over $ Looking for Loons › Customer reviews; Customer reviews. out of 5 stars. out of 5 and I enjoying reading this book together.
It's gentle and quiet and makes me nostalgic for summers spent at a lake in my youth. (a child patiently waiting/looking for wildlife) but if you read the two books side by side, the difference is stark /5. Looking For Loons by Jennifer Lloyd,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(26).
Look Out for Loons by Krupinsky, Jacquelyn & Lisa Krupinsky and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Looking for Loons perfectly distills the magic of an early-autumn cottage porch, watching the world wake up.
Silence disturbed only by lake animals, coolness in the air before the day's heat starts up, it's a wonderful hold-your-breath instant that seems to stretch while dew drips off the branches, and inside, bacon sizzles/5(4).
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David and Kate are the co-authors of four other books by Willow Creek Press, Journey with the Loon, Call of the Loon, Call of the Northwoods, and Journey with the Owl. They reside in Falmouth, Maine with their children/5(10).
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It can be quite cold when looking for loons, and over the years, Johnson said he and his loony friends have endured degree temperatures with snow squalls and high winds. Some years, it’s balmy watching loons. Observers should dress in layers and be prepared for cold and wind. Differentiating Loons from Similar-looking Species Common loons are sometimes confused with other waterbirds found in the same aquatic habitats.
Loons are diving birds and therefore their legs are positioned farther back on the body than on geese or ducks. Loons have a long dagger-like bill unlike the more rounded bills of ducks and geese.
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Qaleem added it I loved the details and expression in the book. flag Like see review. Raegan Rocco rated it it was amazing. Beautiful picture book that teaches about the life of loons. 4/5. The Loon is a horror novel about what happens when they all get snowed in for a few days by a walloping When I woke up this morning, dreading the thought of reading more of this book, and then felt a surge of relief when I reminded myself that I don't try to force myself to finish books I'm not enjoying anymore, it's safe to say that I didn't /5.
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Jennifer Lloyd. Illustrated by Kirsti Anne Wakelin. Vancouver, BC: Simply Read Books, 32 pp., hardcover, $ ISBN