by Robert Burleigh, Wendell Minor
In the icy waters of the Pacific, a massive humpback whale unexpectedly finds herself tangled in a net abandoned by fishermen. When a rescue boat and a convoy of divers arrive to help the struggling humpback, a realistic and moving encounter bridges the human and aquatic worlds.
Trapped! A Whale's Rescue
Robert Burleigh is the award-winning author of more than forty books for children, including Look Up! Henrietta Leavitt, Pioneering Woman Astronomer and Hit the Road, Jack. Robert has collaborated with Wendell Minor on Night Flight: Amelia Earhart Crosses the Atlantic, Abraham Lincoln Comes Home, If You Spent a Day with Thoreau at Walden Pond, and Into the Woods: John James Audubon Lives His Dream. Wendell Minor illustrator has designed more than two thousand book covers and written and/or illustrated more than fifty children's books, including many in collaboration with Jean Craighead George. Recent titles include How Big Could Your Pumpkin Grow? and If You Were a Panda Bear.
Age Range:4 - 6 Years
- Juvenile Nonfiction | Animals | Marine Life Animals | Mammals
- Animal rescue -California -Fishing nets -Humpback whale