Entries Tagged as 'Marine Mammals'

Dolphin Tale: The Junior Tale

May 30th, 2017 · No Comments · Books

Review By JENNIFER KALI My 7-year-old daughter has recently decided she wants to be a marine biologist, which is how we ended up reading Dolphin Tale together. Dolphin Tale, the junior novel, is based on the screenplay for the 2011 hit movie with the same name. Based on a true story, it tells of Winter […]

[Read more →]

Tags: ·······

Here Come the Humpbacks!

March 13th, 2013 · 1 Comment · Books

Review By CAROLYN M. MULLIN We’re in the midst of whale watching season here in coastal California and what better way to get in the mood than with this stunningly illustrated book: Here Come the Humpbacks! by April Pulley Sayre. One of the strongest assets of this book are the pastel illustrations by Maine-based artist […]

[Read more →]

Tags: ·············

Granny’s Clan

September 2nd, 2012 · No Comments · Books

Review By HOMA WOODRUM I learned a lot about orcas and their families reading my review copy of Granny’s Clan and was excited to discover that the characters in the story are actually real wild orcas in the Pacific Northwest. A children’s book steeped in years of observation (forty years of observing Granny’s and her […]

[Read more →]

Tags: ········

Going Home: The Mystery of Animal Migration

August 25th, 2012 · 1 Comment · Books

Review By HOMA WOODRUM Vegbooks favorite, author Marianne Berkes, presents the concept of animal migration in the multi-tiered way I’ve come to enjoy in her books (Over in the Forest and Over in the Jungle). For younger readers the book is a great read-aloud and the pictures are larger than life — migratory animals are shown […]

[Read more →]

Tags: ···················