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Author visit with Connecticut’s own Janet Lawler! Sponsored by Rockville Public Library and CT Humanities.
Janet Lawler’s Walrus Song (Candlewick, 2021) is a lyrical narrative nonfiction picture book about a unique arctic mammal. Dive right in with busy Walrus as he plays with puffins, lounges on ice, devours clams, and makes lots of noise!
What’s the ruckus?
What’s that sound?
Walrus calls and songs astound-
Honk, honkkkk! HOOO, HOOOOT!
Squee! Squee, SQUEEE! Toot, TOOT!
Walrus Song celebrates the wonders of walruses in a story that’s brought to life through Timothy Basil Ering’s exuberant artwork. Curious readers will find a spread of fascinating walrus facts at the end. Did you know that a walrus can eat more than four thousand clams in a feeding frenzy?
Walrus Song has been named a Junior Library Guild Gold Standard Selection and is a Connecticut Book Award finalist.

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