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Could a Whale Swim to the Moon?...and other questions: Hilarious scenes…

by Camilla de la Bédoyère

Series: What if a...

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Have you ever wondered what it would be like if a blue whale was your friend? By imagining animals in everyday scenarios readers can learn about their size, diet and other features. Engaging question and answer format will keep young readers entertained and help them to understand and retain animal facts. For example, what would a whale do on Valentine's Day? She would make an enormous valentine card because she has the biggest heart in the animal world! Featuring superb illustrations with an engaging question and answer format, this series will keep young readers entertained and help them to understand and retain animal facts.… (more)
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(ARC was provided to read and review, thanks to the publisher and Edelweiss.)

What if a blue whale comes along for a short visit? How would he cope among humans?
The fun idea offers a hugely entertaining way to learn a lot of interesting facts about the animal. To teach children, that the whale eats 4.5 tons of krill each day, is one thing, but if you tell them, that it equals 20.000 sausages, that's what they will remember. It's a visual image which stucks.
Or that a whale would make a good party host, because one breath out of their blowhole would blow up 250 balloons.

A fact file at the end of the book provides a world map, where children can see the locations where the blue whales live around the globe.
And finally, a complete highlight. The very last page is a postcard from the whale, with a photo of the real animal and sending the young reader greetings, now being already back home in its natural habitat and offering a short summary of the book's facts.

The cheerful and colourful illustrations tie in beautifully and together with the big print, which is very suitable for young readers, they round the whole thing off to a perfect book for libraries, schools and parents to teach young children animal facts and to help them to retain them.
Highly recommended. ( )
  MasterReadersBooks | Sep 18, 2015 |
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Have you ever wondered what it would be like if a blue whale was your friend? By imagining animals in everyday scenarios readers can learn about their size, diet and other features. Engaging question and answer format will keep young readers entertained and help them to understand and retain animal facts. For example, what would a whale do on Valentine's Day? She would make an enormous valentine card because she has the biggest heart in the animal world! Featuring superb illustrations with an engaging question and answer format, this series will keep young readers entertained and help them to understand and retain animal facts.

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