Glide through the Arctic waters with the beluga whale and dash through the frozen tundra with the Arctic fox! Readers will discover what makes Arctic animals unique in this fascinating series. Engaging text and oversized, striking photos invite readers to travel to the Arctic Circle and learn about each animal's body structure, diet, life cycle, social behavior, habitat, predators, and ways of defense. Simple, labeled maps highlight the animal's home territory. Background information about the Arctic is also given, as well as threats to the animal's survival. Each book closes with a page of kid-friendly facts. Readers are left with a deeper understanding of this amazing and fragile region and its incredible animals! Table of contents, glossary, and index included. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Big Buddy BOOKS is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.