Author Tags: Kidlit & Young Adult
Deborah Hodge of Vancouver is a former educational consultant and curriculum designer who has produced a wildlife series for Kids Can Press including such titles as Beavers (1998), Eagles (2000), Ants (2004) and Bees (2004), for ages four to seven. Other titles include Watch me Grow! A Down to Earth Look at Growing Food in the City (Kids Can 2011) and Up We Grow! A Year in the Life of a Small, Local Farm (Kids Can 2010), both with Brian Harris (photos).
[BCBW 2011] "Kidlit"
Simple Machines (KidsCan $11.95)
The wheel and other simple machines are explored through experiments for five to nine year olds in Simple Machines (KidsCan $11.95) by educational consultant Deborah Hodge. It's the third volume in the Starting with Science series. Photos are by Ray Boudreau.
Whales: Killer Whales, Blue Whales and More & Wild Dogs
A coyote travels 60 km/h, or faster than a car on a city street. A newborn Blue whale is as long as a school bus. Deborah Hodge, an instructional designer for B.C. Ministry of Education, has added two new titles to the KidsCan Press Wildlife Series ($14.95 each). Whales: Killer Whales, Blue Whales and More describes anatomy, habitat and migration routes. Wild Dogs looks at wolves, coyotes and foxes. All information is geared to five-to-ten year olds. Both books are illustrated by Pat Stephens. A free teacher's guide is available.