Illustrated by Pat Stephens; published by Kids Can Press
This book takes a look at the many kinds of whales that live in the world’s oceans. You’ll find out where whales live, how they give birth and raise their young, how they find food, how they communicate, and much more.
Did you know?
• a newborn blue whale is as long as a school bus
• killer whales have sharp teeth for hunting prey
• belugas were once called sea canaries because of their loud chirping sounds
Kids Can Press Wildlife Series
Easy-to-read text, well-organized information and beautiful illustrations make this series is an excellent choice for students doing their first research projects. Featuring North American animals, these books describe where an animal lives, what it eats and how it raises its young.
• Parents’ Choice Approval, U.S. Parents’ Choice Foundation
• Best Books for Children by Science Books and Films
• “Pick of the Lists” by American Bookseller
• Our Choice selection, Canadian Children’s Book Centre
“Brief glossaries and more extensive indexes makes these good choices for young readers just beginning to use non-fiction.” School Library Journal