Entries Tagged as 'Marine Mammals'

Ocean Babies

March 25th, 2011 · No Comments · Books

Review By HUYEN MACMICHAEL When I saw Hiroe Nakata was the illustrator of this book, I got excited because my daughter and I had long ago fallen in love with her work in Dashka Slater’s Baby Shoes and Jane Yolen’s Time for Naps.  Nakata consistently delivers with her distinctively loose and energetic illustrations in Deborah […]

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Earth Heroes: Champions of the Ocean

February 13th, 2011 · No Comments · Books

Review By CAROLYN M. MULLIN In the same spirit and format as the other titles in this series, Champions of the Ocean is a sound aggregation of the colorful characters who have fashioned the modern movement to explore, understand, and protect the earth’s oceans and its inhabitants. Readers meet naturalist William Beebe, sea turtle scientist […]

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Hello, Baby Beluga

January 29th, 2011 · No Comments · Books

Review By JESSICA ALMY I didn’t give the new picture book from Darrin Lunde and Patricia J. Wynne Hello, Baby Beluga enough credit when I first picked it up. Scanning through it on my own, I got the impression that the way it presented facts, without any real storyline, was a little dry. My 5-year-old daughter, […]

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My Friend Whale

January 5th, 2011 · No Comments · Books

Review By ROBYN MOORE My Friend Whale is a short story about a young boy who develops a friendship with a blue whale. Each night, they meet and swim together in the ocean. The story is really about whales, though, so it’s sprinkled with interesting facts throughout. We learn that whales are the biggest animals in the […]

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