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Read doc ↠ Puffling Patrol Hardcover ´ Ted and Betsy Lewin's illustrated account of their trip to an island off the coast of Iceland where they chronicle the annual activities of The Puffling Patrol local children who rescue and care for lost young puffins and facilitate their first flight out to seaCeland where they chronicle the annual activities of The Puffling Patrol local children Each year thousands upon thousands of puffins breed on Heimaey a small island off the coast of Iceland When the baby puffins the pufflings are ready to be on their own many get confused by town lights and become lost The children of the town are part of the Puffling Patrol organized to rescue the pufflings and take them back to the sea where they will live until they're old enough to return to Heimaey and build nests of their ownThe story begins with information about the island of Heimaey and then focuses on Dani and Erna two children who are part of the Puffling Patrol and who eagerly await the pufflings' arrival The children with their parents stay out late looking for the lost pufflings They take them home to be fed and housed for the night and then to the Natural History Museum in the morning to be measured and weighed Finally the tiny birds are taken to the seashore and releasedA few other chicks are cared for as well young kittiwakes and fulmars and the whole town is involved in the rescueBeautifully illustrated with a combination of exuberant watercolors and delicate pen and ink drawings the illustrations carry the story There are appendices at the back which include general puffin facts information about a volcanic eruption on Heimaey 40 years ago and the state of puffins today Nonfiction Extremely interesting probably 2nd grade and up
Ted Lewin ´ Puffling Patrol doc
Who rescue and care for lost young puffins and facilitate their first flight out to se Who needs to travel when there are books like Ted and Betsy Lewin's Puffling Patrol? This time the Lewins take us to a group of islands off the coast of Iceland where thousands of puffins spend their summer raising their chicks In August the chicks called pufflings must go to sea and the children of the islands go to work to help the pufflings The illustrations are a perfect mix of large startlingly realistic paintings Ted I think and uick friendly small sketches Betsy? Who could not be charmed by this small story of courage and patience with these brilliant illustrations?
reader ¸ Puffling Patrol ´ Ted Lewin
Puffling Patrol Ted and Betsy Lewin's illustrated account of their trip to an island off the coast of I A simple easy to read book with beautiful artistry a great way to learn to learn about animals The authors recount their puffling rescue experience on a visit to Heimaey an island off of Iceland This is a wonderful book to show kids that they too can make a difference in the world The yearly puffling rescue is something that the whole community young and old partake in I especially liked that it was Dani an eight year old that had “Eagle Eyes” in spotting the lost birdsThe illustrations are the gem of this book The two styles of Ted and Betsy Lewin blend together seamlessly Betsy’s spot illustrations are cute and playful reminiscent of her work in the Click Clack Moo series Ted’s larger photographic styled illustrations of the pufflings bring out the exuisiteness of these birdsThe story is told in first person narrative giving readers a feeling that they are right there experiencing the rescue first hand Unfortunately the scene by scene narration also slowed down the pacing The text at times seemed wordyThe end pages are packed with information puffin facts information about the volcano on Heimaey and a glossary The book can be used in classrooms to supplement discussions on animal conservation birds and IcelandClick here for the original review and activity ideas at Flowering Minds