109 pages, Col illus
The Secret World of Whales takes young readers deep into the history of human encounters with whales. In conjunction with the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC), Charles Siebert illuminates the latest research on these gentle giants. Readers will discover scientific findings that suggest that the human brain and the whale brain are surprisingly similar. They will dive into stories from fiction and legend, as well as real-life tales of ships raised in the air on the back of a whale. With masterful storytelling and impressive photographs, this comprehensive book brings new light to the mysterious underwater world of whales.
SCHOOL LIBRARY JOURNAL
"Siebert shares fascinating tales about whales in folklore, literature, and history and then focuses on the incredible value of these loving, intelligent mammals with an interesting form of communication . . . Colorful illustrations outlined in ink support the fascinating, often poetic text."
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