Ransford, Sandy

The Otter

(3) K-3 Animal Lives series. Illustrated by Bert Kitchen. This narrative text follows an otter through the cycle of a year. From hunting and mating to bearing its young and teaching the cubs to swim and find food, the book provides an up-close look at this increasingly rare mammal. Detailed watercolors in hues of brown, blue, and green accurately portray the animal and its river environment. Endnotes include sources for further information. Glos., ind.


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