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Publisher Comments:

With a new childrenandrsquo;s book imprint, the Bodleian Library brings beloved classics back into print, beginning with a beautiful storybook about the life of a fascinating species. Originally published in 1962, Whaleandrsquo;s Way by Johanna Johnston tells the surprising story of these creatures, complete with colorful artwork by award-winning illustrator Leonard Weisgard.

Whaleandrsquo;s Way introduces young readers to the humpback whale, one of the worldandrsquo;s largest creatures. With winter almost here, the gentle giants must swim, spouting and leaping, to the warmer waters near the equator. But, during the dangerous journey, the whales meet a band of hunters who wish them harm, and they must escape and guide the baby whales to safety. and#160;

Few things pique childrenandrsquo;s curiosity about the world around them better than a good book. Brought back for a new generation of young readers, Whaleandrsquo;s Way offers a fun and creative introduction to these fascinating animals.

Synopsis:

Triton, a graceful and powerful whale, is depicted swimming across 2,000 miles of water. Readers can join him in his travels as they follow his story in this full-color book.

Synopsis:

Written by childrenís authors and compiled by leading experts in the field of literacy, DK READERS capture childrenís interest and help them learn. DK Readers is a multilevel learning-to-read program combining DK's highly visual style with appealing stories at four graduated levels. Stunning photographs and engaging, age-appropriate stories are guaranteed to capture a child's interest while developing reading skills and general knowledge. DK Readers allow progression from stories for beginning readers with simple sentences and word repetition through to stories with rich vocabulary and more challenging sentence structure for proficient readers.

About the Author

Johanna Johnston (1914andndash;82) was the author of childrenandrsquo;s books, including They Led the Way: 14 American Women. She was also a writer for the long-running childrenandrsquo;s radio series Letandrsquo;s Pretend, which featured retellings of stories from history and myth.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780789485151
Author:
Jenner, Caryn
Publisher:
DK Publishing (Dorling Kindersley)
Author:
Johnston, Johanna
Author:
Weisgard, Leonard,
Author:
Jenner, Caryn
Author:
DK Publishing
Location:
London
Subject:
Readers - Beginner
Subject:
Mammals
Subject:
Children's 4-8 - Nature
Subject:
Animals - Marine Life
Subject:
Animals - Mammals
Subject:
Whales
Subject:
Humpback whale
Subject:
Children's Readers
Subject:
Children s-Early Readers
Subject:
Animals - General
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1st American ed.
Edition Description:
Hardcover
Series:
DK Readers: Level 2
Series Volume:
106-843
Publication Date:
20020731
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
Children/juvenile
Language:
English
Illustrations:
23 color plates
Pages:
48
Dimensions:
8 x 9 in
Age Level:
04-08

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Product details 48 pages Dorling Kindersley Publishing - English 9780789485151 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , Triton, a graceful and powerful whale, is depicted swimming across 2,000 miles of water. Readers can join him in his travels as they follow his story in this full-color book.
"Synopsis" by , Written by childrenís authors and compiled by leading experts in the field of literacy, DK READERS capture childrenís interest and help them learn. DK Readers is a multilevel learning-to-read program combining DK's highly visual style with appealing stories at four graduated levels. Stunning photographs and engaging, age-appropriate stories are guaranteed to capture a child's interest while developing reading skills and general knowledge. DK Readers allow progression from stories for beginning readers with simple sentences and word repetition through to stories with rich vocabulary and more challenging sentence structure for proficient readers.
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