D Is for Dala Horse: A Nordic Countries Alphabet (Discover the World) (Hardcover)

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D Is for Dala Horse: A Nordic Countries Alphabet (Discover the World) By Kathy-Jo Wargin, Renée Graef (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Kathy-Jo Wargin, Renée Graef (Illustrator)
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Located in Northern Europe and the North Atlantic, the Nordic Countries/Territories are comprised of Sweden, Norway, Finland, Denmark, Iceland, Greenland, the Faroe Islands, and Aland. And while they may share a region and some traditions, each has its own distinct geography, history, and heritage. Explore Greenland where, contrary to its name, more than 80 percent of the land is covered by an ice cap. It is home to the polar bear, as well as walrus, reindeer, and seal. Stop off in Copenhagen, the capital city of Denmar - the statue of the Little Mermaid from Hans Christian Andersen's fairy tale can be found near the harbor. Visit Sweden's lively Jokkmokk Winter Market which draws visitors from around the world, or sample the tasty fare of a Swedish smorgasbord. D is for Dala Horse: A Nordic Countries Alphabet gives young readers an A-Z tour. Kathy-jo Wargin is the author of 45 books for children, including The Legend of Sleeping Bear. Her many awards include an IRA Children's Choice Award for The Legend of the Loon and an IRA Teacher's Choice Award for Win One for the Gipper. Kathy-jo lives in Minnetonka, Minnesota. Ren e Graef has illustrated more than 70 books for children. The most well-known are the "Kirsten" books in the American Girl Collection and the "My First Little House" books by Laura Ingalls Wilder. Ren e lives in Cedarburg, Wisconsin, with her family.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781585365104
ISBN-10: 1585365106
Publisher: Sleeping Bear Press
Publication Date: October 24th, 2010
Pages: 40
Language: English
Series: Discover the World