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If You Were a Dolphin

Series: If You Were a

By: Clare Hibbert (Author)

32 pages, colour illustrations

Franklin Watts (UK)

Hardback | Oct 2013 | #208612 | ISBN-13: 9781445118741
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NHBS Price: £12.99 $16/€15 approx

About this book

Dolphins are one of the most intelligent creatures on the planet and humans have been fascinated by these animals for thousands of years. By understanding how a dolphin makes sense of the world we can strengthen our relationships with and understanding of these beautiful animals. If You Were A Dolphin explores the world from a dolphin's perspective to help us understand what their body language is telling us and how they think. Find out how their body language can tell you how they are feeling or how they use sound to locate food and much, much more. Part of the series If You Were A. Six books designed to allow you inside the minds of some popular animals.


- Dolphins and whales
- Hunting for food
- Echolocation
- Hearing and seeing
- Touch and taste
- Brains and intelligence
- Communication
- Family life
- Where dolphins live
- How dolphins breathe
- Swimming
- Dolphin babies
- People and dolphins

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Clare Hibbert specializes in non-fiction books for children of pre- and primary school age. Her favourite subjects are animals, history, art and culture. She has been shortlisted for the prestigious Aventis Junior Science Prize, and won a dozen Practical Pre-School Gold Awards. When she's not writing, Clare likes spending time with her family, taking long walks, going to the theatre and watching contemporary dance – her favourite dancer is Akram Khan.

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