Frances Backhouse

Frances Backhouse studied biology in university and worked as a park naturalist and a biologist before becoming an environmental journalist and author. She is the award-winning author of Beavers: Radical Rodents and Ecosystem Engineers and Grizzly Bears: Guardians of the Wilderness in the Orca Wild series, as well as six books for adults, including Owls of North America. She lives in Victoria, British Columbia.

Books by Frances Backhouse

Part of the Orca Wild series, this nonfiction book for middle-grade readers explores the important role beavers play as a keystone species. They were nearly driven to extinction for their furs, but today beavers are valued for their role as habitat creators and water stewards.
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9781459824690
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This nonfiction book introduces middle-grade readers to grizzly bears. Featuring photos throughout, it discusses the bears' biology, habitats and threats to survival, and how scientists, conservationists and young people are working to protect grizzly populations.
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9781459828544
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Part of the nonfiction Orca Wild series for middle-grade readers and illustrated with color photographs throughout, this book introduces kids to owls in North America. It discusses owl habitat, biology and threats to survival, and how scientists, conservationists and young people are working to protect owls everywhere.
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9781459835290
$24.95
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