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Little Narwhal, Not Alone

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Beschreibung

“This picture book about an interspecies friendship has plenty of lessons for humans, too.”
Kirkus Reviews

“An unusual true story of friendship beyond species.”
The International Educator



Autorentext

Tiffany Stone is a children’s poet and critically acclaimed picture book author. She was inspired to write Little Narwhal, Not Alone by her lifelong affinity with the North (her dad worked in the Canadian Arctic and Greenland) and by her volunteer work with new immigrants. She lives in B.C. with her family and a plethora of pets. 

Ashlyn Anstee is an illustrator who spent her summers growing up swimming in the waters of the Canadian west coast. She's written and illustrated three books, and lives in Los Angeles with her husband and their cats.

MARIE NOËL was born in France where she studied marine biology. Her passion for marine mammals led her to travel and study in Belgium, Sweden, the US, and finally the west coast of Canada where she completed her PhD at the University of Victoria, British Columbia (2013). She specializes in investigating the levels and impacts of contaminants in marine mammals. She has worked on gray seals from the Baltic Sea, beluga whales from the western Arctic and harbour seals and killer whales from the Pacific Northwest. She currently manages the Ocean Wise Conservation Association’s Ocean Pollution Research Program and resides in Gibsons, British Columbia, Canada. 



Klappentext

  • Based on real events: Inspired by the true story of a young narwhal whale who was 'adopted' by a pod of beluga whales in the St. Lawrence River.
  • Social skill-set: A touching story that helps kids learn about values like friendship, acceptance, and the importance of compassion and empathy.
  • Includes informative facts about narwhal whales and beluga whales from a marine biologist, Dr. Marie Noël, Research Manager of the Ocean Pollution Research Program at Ocean Wise, a not-for-profit organization whose vision is a world in which oceans are healthy and flourishing.
  • Introduction to marine science: Encourages kids to learn about and engage with marine life and marine ecosystems.



Zusammenfassung

A gift for kids who love the ocean and the creatures who call it their home, this sweet and playful picture book about a little lost narwhal shares the surprising friendships he finds under the sea. Based on a true story!

When little narwhal sets off on an adventure to see new sights, he finds himself far from home, too far to return on his own. Scared and alone, narwhal looks for other narwhals but finds a pod of belugas instead. They don’t speak his language or eat the same foods, but when the belugas begin to play—little narwhal knows exactly what to do!

This heartwarming story is the perfect gift for young kids starting school, daycare, or making new friends: 

  • Little narwhal finds friends in new and unexpected places, helping kids to feel excited and empowered about relationship-building.
  • Shares an important message about acceptance, empathy, and overcoming differences 
  • The poetic language and playful illustrations are engaging and memorable 

Includes a note from a marine biologist about the true events that inspired this story.

Produktinformationen

Titel: Little Narwhal, Not Alone
Autor:
Illustrator:
Beiträge von:
EAN: 9781771646208
ISBN: 978-1-77164-620-8
Format: Fester Einband
Altersempfehlung: 4 bis 8 Jahre
Herausgeber: Ingram Publishers Services
Genre: Kinder- & Jugendbücher
Veröffentlichung: 12.10.2021
Anzahl Seiten: 44
Jahr: 2021
Untertitel: Englisch
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