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The Ice's Edge: The Story of a Harp Seal Pup

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On the pack ice off the coast of Labrador, Little Harp Seal is born under a cloudy March sky. His home os fraught with danger. Little Harp Seal's fluffy fur hides him from prowling polar bears. But, as he grows, his mother will leave him and his fur will turn gray. Little Harp Seal will be all alone, and he will have to learn to hunt and defend himself from polar bears.
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Published September 1st 1996 by Soundprints (first published January 1st 1996)
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Peacegal
Jan 31, 2012 Peacegal rated it liked it
Perhaps no animal greater symbolizes the global animal advocacy movement than the newborn harp seal pup—innocent, defenseless, and vulnerable in his icy home. Thoughts of the harp seal and indelibly tied to thoughts of Canada’s mass-scale seal “hunt” (and I use the term loosely)—the largest slaughter of marine mammals in the world.

As The Ice’s Edge is written for a juvenile audience, sealing not mentioned in the text. That’s understandable. Even without including the harp seals’ full story, I b
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Andy
May 26, 2014 Andy rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Cute, small book about the life of a harp seal. Good illustrations and easy for kids to understand.
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