This vibrant new book-and-CD series brings the best of our Read and Wonder nature stories to life.
Each paperback title in the series includes a CD that features:
- an engaging read-aloud with sound effects
- a segment focusing on fascinating facts
- a read-along opportunity guided by prompts
A look at the biggest creature that has ever lived on earth will inspire an abiding fascination with this mysterious, magnificent marine animal.
About the Author
Nicola Davies is a zoologist and writer. She has written many children's books on natural history topics such as the human body, whales, oceans, bats, and flowers.
Nicola Davies says, "Now there is so much man-made noise in the ocean that the blue whales are having trouble hearing one another. Unlike humpbacks, their booming hums are infrequent, so it is always exciting when we locate one."
Nick Maland says, "I have illustrated for newspapers and magazines over the years, but it was not until my daughter was born that