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Giant of the Sea: The Story of a Sperm Whale (Smithsonian's Oceanic Collection)

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On a balmy bright day in Hawaii, a gentle breeze blows across the surface of the sea. Far below, a mother whale and her calf swim with the five other members of their pod. The world beneath the waves can be dangerous and it is important for the pod to stick together. Mother Whale spots a killer whale in the distance. Mother Whale's young calf has strayed from the pod and t ...more
Paperback, 32 pages
Published October 1st 2002 by Soundprints
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Heather
My 5-year-old loves whales. But not all whales. He especially loves sperm whales. We've looked all over both the local libraries trying to find books specifically about them. Nothing. There might be a picture or two, but he wanted a book only about sperm whales.

After lining up every whale book on the floor in the second library and not finding what he wanted, we took a chance and ordered this one on Amazon. I wasn't very excited since it had illustrations instead of pictures, but the choices wer
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Jun 05, 2008 Samantha Penrose rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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This book uses beautifully descriptive language to tell the story of a mama whales day-to-day life.
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