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Secrets of the Loon

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Below white pines, at water’s edge,

in guarded nest of mud and sedge,

squeezed inside an olive egg,

beak meets wing meets folded leg.

With these few words, the scene is set for the hatching of Moon Loon. During her first summer with her parents and brother in the northland, Moon Loon has a lot to learn. Mom and Dad teach essential lessons, like how to catch and eat fish, how
Hardcover, 32 pages
Expected publication: March 31st 2020 by Minnesota Historical Society Press
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Jan 12, 2020 rated it it was amazing
This book is a wonderful blend of poetry and nonfiction information. It's an enchanting look at loons and their life through the eyes of a newly born loon. Beautifully done!
Jan 08, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Charming language, magnificent photos of loons--what's not to love?
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Laura Purdie Salas is the author of more than 130 books for kids and teens, including WATER CAN BE... (Millbrook, 2014), A LEAF CAN BE... (Millbrook, 2012), and BOOKSPEAK! POEMS ABOUT BOOKS (Clarion, 2011). She loves to introduce kids to poetry and help them find poems they can relate to, no matter what their age, mood, and personality.

Laura is a thinker, a cupcake and brownie addict, and an