The Our World of Wildlife children's book series shares environmental and ecological concepts in a fun, simple, and educational way. The book series allows children to explore the natural world through narrative and illustrations. Parents can learn more about each species and their unique ecological story in the 'For the Parents' section at the back of the book.
Our world is an intricately balanced ecosystem and the sea otter/kelp forest system exemplifies how top predators help structure their environment. Sophie is a sea otter who lives happily in a kelp forest in the ocean. When she and her friends are driven out of their home, however, their absence has disastrous results for the kelp forests that provide food and shelter for so many other species.
BOOK 1: SOPHIE THE SEA OTTER
"High in the north and far out to sea,
Sophie lived a life wild and free"
BOOK 2: BENNY THE BLACK BEAR
"Benny was scared, he didn’t know what to do…
eating people food was all he really knew!"
Feeding wild animals human food can cause all sorts of problems, and no one knows this better than Benny. Eating food from park visitors makes his belly hurt and always gets him into trouble! When Park Ranger Jane finally shows everyone how to keep their food away from Benny’s sneaky paws, Benny must learn to search for natural bear foods.