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Children's Nonfiction Marine Life

Les baleines

by (author) Bobbie Kalman & Heather Levigne

Bayard Publishing
Initial publish date
Mar 2002
Marine Life, General, Biology
  • Paperback / softback

    Publish Date
    Mar 2002
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Recommended Age, Grade, and Reading Levels

  • Age: 7 to 8
  • Grade: 2 to 3


Whales are the only mammals that spend their entire life in the water. From playful dolphins to enormous blue whales, the behavior, habitats, and physiology of these amazing marine mammals are explored in What is a Whale? Spectacular full-color photos help show: • flukes, flippers, and fins • the whale family tree • baleen and toothed whales • how whales communicate through echolocation • watery homes and what they eat • baby whales • whale-watching and why whales are in danger

About the authors

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