Whale of a Tale!
Part of the Cat in the Hat's Learning Library collection, this book introduces beginning readers to basic non-fiction. Here you learn all about sea mammals - porpoises, dolphins and whales. Text is in rhyme, Dr. Seuss style, and very fun to read out loud. There is loads of great vocabulary: cetaceans, baleen, orca, etc. and you will learn the differences between a porpoise and a dolphin! The illustrations are colorful and informative. 45 pgs, 6.5"x 9", hc. ~ Sara
Onboard a vessel that would make Jacques Cousteau green with envy, the Cat and Co. take to the high seas in search of whales, dolphins, and porpoisesthose aquatic mammals known as cetaceans. While learning how cetaceans stay warm without hair, have teeth or baleen, swim in troops, spyhop, spin, breach, and see via ecolocation, kids are introduced to almost 20 different speciesincluding sperm, right, humpback, and blue whales; Gulf, spectacled, and finless porpoise; and boto, common, hourglass, and bottlenose dolphins.
A great starting point for beginning readers of nonfiction. Using clever rhymes and illustrations, the Cat in the Hat (with a little help from Thing One and Thing Two) teaches all about science. Approx 45 pgs, hc (unless otherwise noted). ~ Anh