Books by Nicholas Read

THE SEAL GARDEN by Nicholas Read
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 6, 2018

"An attractive addition to settings where Wolf Island (2017) and A Bear's Life (2017) have been popular. (Informational picture book. 5-8)"
Seals and sea lions shelter in a protected area of the Great Bear Sea, safe from stormy weather and prowling orcas. Read full book review >
A BEAR'S LIFE  by Nicholas Read
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 22, 2017

"An appropriate companion to Wolf Island (2017) to nourish the sense of wonder. (Informational picture book. 5-8)"
A nature photographer shares his images of young bearhood in the Great Bear Rainforest. Read full book review >
WOLF ISLAND by Ian McAllister
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 14, 2017

"Enthralling fare for budding naturalists. (Informational picture book. 6-8)"
The lives of wolves on an island in the Great Bear Rainforest, with photos from a renowned conservationist. Read full book review >
THE GREAT BEAR SEA by Ian McAllister
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2013

"As much an invitation to readers to visit this unspoiled area as a description of its wonders, this is a commendable complement to The Sea Wolves and The Salmon Bears (both 2010). (bibliography, index) (Nonfiction. 9-14)"
"[W]ithout a Great Bear Sea to feed and nurture it, there would be no Great Bear Rainforest." Read full book review >
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2012

"Not so much a systematic identification guide as a broad, engagingly informal reminder that we are sharing our immediate surroundings, as well as our world in general, with others. (index, glossary, online resources) (Nonfiction. 11-13)"
An unfocused but mildly entertaining introduction to our nonhuman neighbors and housemates. Read full book review >
ANIMALS
Released: Oct. 1, 2010

"Fascinating and useful. (website, suggested reading, index) (Nonfiction. 9-14)"
Gray wolves genetically distinct from their inland cousins live along the coast of British Columbia in a partially protected area called the Great Bear Rainforest. Read full book review >