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It's Nice to be a Pika

Item #: 2285
Price: $8.99

It's Nice to Be a Pika 
by Molly Woodward (Author), Photographs by Tom and Pat Leeson (Author)
Board book: 20 pages
Age Range: 2 - 5 years

Publisher: Heyday (May 1, 2016)

It's nice to be a pika perching on a rock; eating flowers, munching leaves, going for a walk! This board book introduces babies and toddlers to a very adorable animal. Playful, rhyming text takes us through a day in the life of a pika, supplemented by fun facts for parents to share with youngsters. With plenty of photographs to coo over and a gentle message of habitat conservation—it's nice to be a pika on a snowy mountaintop—this book will charm children and parents alike.

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About the Author
Molly Woodward has always beelined for the kids' section of the bookstore, never abandoning her favorite books from childhood. She pursued this love at children's publisher Tricycle Press before beginning her own freelance editorial business. Now, as an editor at Heyday, she works on books for both kids and grown-ups while writing her own in her free time. Molly grew up in Philly and lives with her family in the San Francisco Bay Area.

The American pika, a diurnal species of pika, is found in the mountains of western North America, usually in boulder fields at or above the tree line. They are herbivorous, smaller relatives of rabbits and hares.