Dolphins (Smithsonian)

Summary:

Dolphins are one of the world's most intelligent animals. There are many different kinds and this book tells you everything you would want to know about each one. They live in families called pods. You will also get a better understanding of the different places the dolphins live and how they adjust to their environment.


Reader Enjoyment Factors:

Great photography, easy to understand information and lots of facts make this an engaging nonfiction picture book for young learners.

Content Awareness Factors:

None.


Little Kid Reaction

My daughter liked the pictures and enjoyed hearing about the many different kinds of dolphins and where they are found. She said she wanted to really see each kind in person one day.

Parent Reaction

I liked this book, too. You really get an understanding of dolphins and it was enjoyable to read. I was surprised she liked it but was happy that she did and then wanted to learn even more by going and seeing them in person sometime.

Type of Book:
This is a nonfiction picture book about dolphins.
Educational Themes:

Photographs make it easy for young readers to explore this nonfiction picture book about dolphins.

Reading Level:
0.0
Recommended Age To Read By Yourself:
8 to 12
Recommended Age To Read Together:
5 to 9
Age of child:
Read with a 5-year-old girl.
Purchase Recommendation:
Borrow. This is an enjoyable book to share, but it is better for the school or community library ... unless your child is a dolphin fanatic!

Title Dolphins
About

Smithsonian

Author Seymour Simon
Publisher Collins, Imprint HarperCollins Publishers © 2009
Illustrators Seymour Simon
ISBN 9780060283933
Material Hard Cover
Cost $17.99
Genres Nature, Animal (Nonfiction)
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