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Amazing Dolphins!

3.86  ·  Rating Details ·  51 Ratings  ·  14 Reviews
Did you know that dolphins . . .

are small whales!
can live in rivers!
whistle to one another!
are sometimes pink!
Featuring outstanding full-color photographs from the Wildlife Conservation Society, Amazing Dolphins! is the latest title in an award-winning I Can Read Book series that takes readers into the amazing world of animals.
Hardcover, 32 pages
Published May 9th 2006 by HarperCollins (first published 2006)
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Yiyu Guo
Mar 05, 2017 Yiyu Guo rated it it was amazing
If you love dolphins, you will love this book. It is very informative, and describes all aspects of dolphins. It describes sounds dolphins make, and what those sounds mean. Where do dolphins live, how they breath, and how they help each other. As a grown-up I learned something new about dolphins. The book also provides some background about the author and why the author wrote the book. It used real pictures for illustration which I think is a good idea to help children learn about animals.
Oct 24, 2011 Aubrey added it
Amazing Dolphins This week I read a short story called Amazing Dolphin. This story was written by Sarah Thompson. Dolphins use sounds to get the attention of other dolphins. Dolphins are mammals and need to breath oxygen. They use their hole to breath oxygen. On page 16 it says there are about 37 different kids of dolphins. Some live together to help each other. They are called schools. We must stop throwing trash in the oceans and stop people from killing the dolphins. I picked this book becaus ...more
May 22, 2013 Minyi rated it it was amazing
This book is good and it gives all aspects of dolphins. It used real pictures for illustration, and it is very informative. It shows dolphins’ life such as what things they eat, what sounds they made, how they breathe, and how dolphins help each other out. I even learned something new. Dolphins use sounds to communicate with other dolphins. The sounds are unique for each dolphin. It reminds me the similarity the unique of human’s fingerprint.
Kristine Cook
The straightforward text is generally well-laid over beautiful, full-color pictures (the only notable exception is pages 28 and 29 with black text on dark blue water). Facts are simply put but very informative about all aspects of dolphins.
This is a wonderful book for the facts (I even learned something new) and the text was appropriate for the reading level.

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Leslie Fisher
Interesting book. I actually learned a lot about dolphins while reading this book to my kids.
Nov 21, 2013 Readergirl77 rated it really liked it
Shelves: nathans-shelf
Nathan loves dolphins and him doing dolphin noises as he learned more about them was priceless.
Aug 29, 2013 Brittany rated it it was amazing
A great introcuction to learning about dolphins for the beginning reader. Great pictures and enough interesting facts to keep kids interested.
Andrea Labonte
Dec 07, 2013 Andrea Labonte rated it it was amazing
I love Dolphins so this book fitted me very well.
Jonathon James
Oct 21, 2013 Jonathon James rated it really liked it
This book is very good to teach young students about marine life, especially, as the title suggests, dolphins. It seems especially good at keeping them interested with its illustrations.
Sarah Adamson
A nice very basic introduction to Dolphins for kids. Clear and filled with good pictures. Nice choice of words for the early readers.
Nov 12, 2010 Cindy rated it it was amazing
I think that this book is good by giving it a picture of the dolphins and puts it in order by the body parts and how they eat.
Juliza J
Mar 07, 2012 Juliza J rated it it was amazing
It is a book about the sounds dolphins make and why they do!
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