by Jenni Desmond
A nonfiction picture book, The Blue Whale draws children into the life and world of this enormous whale by situating facts within a familiar context that is fun and engaging. Here, readers are given the actual size of an eye right on the page, and we are informed how understand this whale's body size in relation to trucks, cars, milk bottles, and hippos! With an accurate and engaging text, fully vetted by a blue whale expert, and lyrically lovely illustrations, The Blue Whale is a book that invites children in and holds their attention. Its tempo is like a pleasing melody, which means that the information never becomes too weighty or exhausting—a key thing when it comes to young readers and their enjoyment of a book!
The Blue Whale
About The Author
Jenni Desmond is an up and coming young illustrator whose books have been published by Walker Books in London and by Blue Apple in the US.
Publisher: Enchanted Lion Books
Publication date: 4/14/2015
Age range: 4 - 8 Years
- Juvenile Nonfiction | Animals | Mammals -whales -mammals