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River Otter at Autumn Lane (Smithsonian's Backyard)

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Behind an old white farmhouse, a lazy stretch of river begins to thaw in the warm sunshine of spring. In a cozy den at the water's edge, a river otter nurses her three newborn cubs. When the cubs are born, they are tiny and helpless. But soon it will be time for them to learn to swim and explore the wide world beyond their safe home. But the cold dark river hardly looks in ...more
Hardcover, 32 pages
Published October 1st 2002 by Soundprints (first published June 1st 2002)
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Shannon
08/09: This book is beautiful and lyrical. We checked out the book with CD. The sound effects are peaceful.

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Children can join River Otter as she nurses her newborn cubs and eventually teaches them how to swim. Reviewed by the Smithsonian Institution for accuracy, River Otter at Autumn Lane is a fun and informative story with beautifully detailed illustrations. Watch your children have a blast reading and learning about the animals that live in an American backyard!
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