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Nina Delmar: The Great Whale Rescue (1st) Hardcover – January 1, 2010


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Product Details

  • Hardcover: 48 pages
  • Publisher: Blue Ocean Institute, Manta Publications; 1ST edition (2010)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0978541707
  • ISBN-13: 978-0978541705
  • Product Dimensions: 9.4 x 6.6 x 0.4 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 9.6 ounces
  • Average Customer Review: 4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (6 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #2,078,419 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful By Midwest Book Review on April 22, 2010
"Nina Delmar: The Great Whale Rescue" is an exciting adventure story about the rescue of a humpback whale based on a real, true story. filed with exciting facts and details about the habits and profiles of humpback and other whales, "The Great Whale Rescue" tells an exciting story about a whale that got tangled up in crab trap lines, threatening its life. It's a case for diver whale rescue, with Nina's assistance. Young readers will thrill to the background and content of the true story with detailed illustrations to image parts of the mysterious events. Singing a song of sea conservation that will appeal to a wide audience, "The Great Whale Rescue" reaches across species and wider gaps to enlarge our vision and open our hearts. A chapter bok suitable for readers age 8 and up, "The Great Whale Rescue" is the first children's book by the author, who has written many more books on sea conservation themes, including "Eye of the Albatross," Voyage of the Turtle," and "The View From Lazy Point."
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful By DC Book Angel on January 27, 2010
Carl Safina's passion and wonder about all things ocean has been evident in all of his books for adults. Here, readers age 8-12 (and those who wish to be read to) can enjoy the same wonder for the world that covers 70% of our planet. The book is engaging and the young readers who tested it in our house would not come to the table for supper until they were done. The illustrations complement the text perfectly.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By Dawn N. Ericson on January 27, 2010
Carl Safina has proved that he can write a powerful ocean story for children. This is a thrilling adventure, inspired by a real whale rescue event off the Northern California coast. Nina Delmar expresses both her fears and her curiosity as she faces this huge - whale size problem. Her dog Sombra adds a bit of humor to this serious story. The beautiful illustrations are bold and very effectively portray the ocean depths, with picture book quality.
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