Reading San Franciscos Famous Sea Lions has increased my knowledge of my favorite San Francisco friends. -- Kent L. Brown, Jr., Editor, Highlights for Children
The lively illustrations and fluid text make this book appealing to children as well as adults. -- Ann Bauer, Director of Education, The Marine Mammal Center
The true story of Bingos rescue and release is heartwarming and triumphant. -- Susan Andres, Editor, Release
From the Inside Flap
In 1989 a terrible earthquake devastated San Francisco. Shortly thereafter an entire colony of sea lions moved to Pier 39. At first only six sea lions were there. Then within weeks 150 more showed up! Over the years the sea lion population has continued to grow. Today over 1,000 sea lions can be seen entertaining visitors at San Francisco's Pier 39.
Did the earthquake cause the sea lions to move to Pier 39?
Why are they always fighting?
Do they stay at Pier 39 all year?
Are they dangerous?
What do they eat?
Find out the answers to these questions and more inside San Francisco's Famous Sea Lions.