True Blue Friend (Webs To Whales Nature Tales)

Summary:

A young humpback whale has exploring in his blood. Despite warnings from his mother and the reluctance of his friends, he STILL wants to learn more about the fishing boats. The inevitable happens, and humpback gets caught in a fisherman's net. With the help of an old blue whale, humpback is freed ... but will he learn his lesson?


Reader Enjoyment Factors:

The book and CD offer a great story with extra factual details and activities for all ages in the target audience.

Content Awareness Factors:

None.


Little Kid Reaction

Our child has listened to us read the story several times. We haven't gotten any particular reaction one way or the other. However, when offered the CD, s/He was interested in exploring that.

Big Kid Reaction

This is a nice story; it moves at a nice pace. You learn something, but aren't bogged down with minutia. The CD is outstanding, offering readers information about whales, dolphins, and porpoises, but also environmental topics, too.

Type of Book:
This is a whale story that also has a CD with factual information about these mammals.
Educational Themes:

This one is all about the mammals of the sea. With the CD you can learn facts about various species, and also study more topical issues such as over-fishing, conservation, and animal protection.

Reading Level:
0.0
Recommended Age To Read By Yourself:
7 to 10
Recommended Age To Read Together:
5 and Up
Age of child:
Started reading with 5½-year-old child.
Purchase Recommendation:
Buy. This is a multimedia product that will last a long time. There is excellent introductory-level science and social science, too.

Title True Blue Friend
About

Webs to Whales Nature Tales

Author Cheryl Block
Publisher Block Publishing © 2006
Illustrators Gene Takeshita
ISBN 0976162520
Material Hard Cover
Cost $21.95
Genres Nature, Ecology | Environment
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