I Wonder Why Whales Sing

I Wonder Why Whales Sing : and Other Questions About Sea Life

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This is a highly popular and long-running series that explores the questions that young readers ask about the world around them in an unrivalled child-friendly style. The conversational format is perfect for delivering solid information in a natural, amusing and imaginative way."I Wonder Why Whales Sing" answers all sorts of questions that children ask about life in the seas and oceans, from the brightly coloured fish of coral reefs to the oddly shaped creatures of the deep ocean trenches. It introduces the remarkable songs of whales and dolphins, the migration of the grey whale, and some of the many sea creatures that live on seashores around the world.show more

Product details

  • 12-17
  • Paperback | 32 pages
  • 178 x 217mm
  • Pan MacMillan
  • Kingfisher Books Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • full-colour artwork illustrations
  • 0753416999
  • 9780753416990
  • 664,814

Review quote

"Provides young children with an excellent starting point for exploring their universe." Child Education "Designed to capture the imagination." School Librarian"show more

Table of contents

4-5 Life in the sea; 6-7 Moving in the water; 8-9 Feeding and hunting; 10-11 Shelter and camouflage; 12-13 Defence and attack; 14-15 Families and reproduction; 16-17 The sea bed; 18-19 Coral reefs; 20-21 Whales; 22-23 Dolphins and sea mammals; 24-25 Sharks; 26-27 Deep sea life; 28-29 Sea birds and sea shore; 30-31 Humans and sea life.show more

About Caroline Harris

Caroline Harris has worked on a number of children's books and has been a writer and editor for national UK newspapers including The Observer. She lives in Bath, England.show more

Rating details

27 ratings
3.85 out of 5 stars
5 22% (6)
4 44% (12)
3 30% (8)
2 4% (1)
1 0% (0)
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