Here Come the Humpbacks!

by April Pulley Sayre and Jamie Hogan

"Flippers paddle. Flukes push. In every ocean on Earth, humpback whales swim." Richly... read more

"Flippers paddle. Flukes push. In every ocean on Earth, humpback whales swim." Richly hued charcoal pencil and pastel illustrations accompany a text that narrates a mother and calf humpback from the youngster's birth through their migration from the Caribbean Sea north to the feeding grounds of Stellwagen Bank off Massachusetts and back again. Their journey includes encounters with escort whales, orcas, a whale-watching boat, and other humpbacks. The description of the pair's trip is supplemented with several text blocks that offer additional information about humpback whales and their environment. (Ages 5-8)

© Cooperative Children's Book Center, Univ. of Wisconsin - Madison, 2014

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