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Children's Nonfiction Marine Life

Big Whales, Small World

by (author) Mark Leiren-Young

Publisher
Orca Book Publishers
Initial publish date
Apr 2020
Category
Marine Life, Endangered, Water (Oceans, Lakes, etc.)
  • eBook

    ISBN
    9781459825048
    Publish Date
    Apr 2020
    List Price
    $8.99
  • Board book

    ISBN
    9781459825024
    Publish Date
    Apr 2020
    List Price
    $10.95

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Recommended Age, Grade, and Reading Levels

  • Age: 0 to 2
  • Grade: p to k
  • Reading age: 0 to 2

Description

In Big Whales, Small World you will meet whales from around the world. This rhyming photographic board book visits the oceans of places like New Zealand, Russia and South America. Writer, filmmaker and orca activist Mark Leiren-Young introduces young readers to blue whales bigger than dinosaurs and tiny vaquitas who swim close to shores.

About the author

Mark Leiren-Young is a popular Canadian performer, playwright and journalist. His plays have been produced throughout Canada and his award-winning drama, the romantic fantasy Blueprints from Space received a staged reading at New York's Open Eye Theatre. Mark's first radio drama, Dim Sum Diaries, received international attention when it debuted on CBC's Morningside in 1991. Mark's humorous commentaries have appeared in such publications as The Hollywood Reporter, The Toronto Star, The Vancouver Sun, and The Georgia Straight. His writing has also appeared in The Utne Reader, TV Guide, This Magazine, The Globe and Mail, and the South China Morning Post. Leirin-Young has two plays published by Anvil Press: Shylock and Articles of Faith.

Mark Leiren-Young's profile page

Awards

  • Commended, CCBC Best Books for Kids & Teens

Editorial Reviews

“Dynamic, real-life images of whales in their natural environment will mesmerize the youngest of readers, and the rhyming text is sure to capture their attention when read aloud. Recommended.”

CM: Canadian Review of Materials

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