D Is for Dala Horse
A Nordic Countries AlphabetBook - 2010
Located in Northern Europe and the North Atlantic, the Nordic Countries/Territories are comprised of Sweden, Norway, Finland, Denmark, Iceland, Greenland, the FaroeIslands, and Aland. And while they may share a region and some traditions, each has its own distinct geography,history, and heritage.Explore Greenland where, contrary to its name, more than 80 percent of the land is covered by an ice cap. It is home to the polar bear, as well as walrus, reindeer, and seal. Stopoff in Copenhagen, the capital city of Denmar - the statue of the Little Mermaid from Hans Christian Andersen's fairy tale can be found near the harbor. Visit Sweden's lively Jokkmokk Winter Market which draws visitors from around the world, or sample the tasty fare of a Swedishsmorgasbord. D is for Dala Horse: A Nordic Countries Alphabet gives young readers an A-Z tour.Kathy-jo Wargin is the author of 45 books for children, including TheLegend of Sleeping Bear. Her many awards include an IRA Children'sChoice Award for The Legend of the Loon and an IRA Teacher's Choice Award for Win One for the Gipper. Kathy-jo lives in Minnetonka, Minnesota.Renée Graef has illustrated more than 70 books for children. The mostwell-known are the "Kirsten" books in the American Girl Collection andthe "My First Little House" books by Laura Ingalls Wilder. Renée lives in Cedarburg, Wisconsin, with her family.
Publisher: Ann Arbor, Mich. : Sleeping Bear Press, c2010.
Characteristics:  p. :,col. ill., col. map ;,26 x 28 cm.