Up the creek

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'There once was a bear, a moose and a beaver who were the best of friends, though they often disagreed.' So when the three friends go canoeing together one sunny day, it doesn't take long for them to start quarreling with one another. First, they can't decide who should get to steer the canoe. Later, they debate how best to get across a beaver dam that blocks their way. But when they can't agree on the proper course for maneuvering through the white-water rapids they suddenly find themselves in, the consequences become truly perilous. It takes a long, uncomfortable night spent stranded on a rock to remind the bear, the moose and the beaver what they often forget: everything turns out better when they work together as a team. As with his other popular books in the Life in the Wild series, featuring these three lovable animal characters, author-illustrator Nicholas Oldland has created a funny romp of a picture book adventure for young children that will be a favorite choice in the classroom. Oldland's distinctive, simple and playful artwork tells much of the tale on its own, with lots of visual humor in the characters' facial expressions and the numerous asides throughout. At its core, this is a fun, contemporary fable that champions the importance of teamwork, cooperation and communication while also promoting the joys to be found in nature, specifically the wilder parts of the outdoors. This book could serve as an introduction to discussions on animals and their environments in the early grades as well.
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Grouping Title up the creek
Grouping Author oldland nicholas
Grouping Category book
Last Grouping Update 2019-02-21 22:48:30PM
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display_description A bear, a moose, and a beaver who are best friends, but often disagree, have a trying adventure when they decide to take a canoe trip together. The trio's squabbling leads them into rough waters. Can they agree on a plan before it's too late?
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series Life in the wild
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subject_facet Animals -- Juvenile fiction, Canoes and canoeing -- Juvenile fiction, Cooperation -- Juvenile fiction, Humorous stories, Juvenile, Picture books for children
title_display Up the creek
title_full Up the Creek, Up the creek / Nicholas Oldland
title_short Up the creek
topic_facet Animals, Canoes and canoeing, Cooperation, Humorous stories, Juvenile, Juvenile Fiction, Picture Book Fiction, Picture books for children