Synopses & Reviews
A natural best seller, this touch-and-feel adventure by Maurice Pledger is sure to inspire even the littlest readers to want to visit the nearest ocean or aquarium.
Join Little Dolphin on an underwater adventure as he tries to find his family. The new friends he meets along the way offer all sorts of excitement! From scaly fish to a scary shark, Little Dolphin encounters all sorts of new creatures before he learns not to travel too far from his family and to pay attention, or else he will find himself lost again. In this age-appropriate adventure for children ages 3 and older, youll find a touchable experience on every page and learn a little about the wonders and dangers you can expect to encounter in the ocean. Furry, rough, soft, woolly, leathery, or velvety--increase vocabulary, explore sensory learning, and get to know how different each sea animal looks and feels.
Nature Trails: In the Ocean lets you feel your way through the sea to meet the many different creatures that live there.
About the Author
is an internationally-acclaimed artist known for his realistic and detailed illustrations of animals and wildlife. He's had no formal art training, but achieves the realism and detail in his beautiful artwork by spending hours in the field observing, sketching, and studying his subjects in their natural environment. First published at age 17, he has since had his illustrations featured on greeting cards, prints, gifts, and books. He has created several successful series, including Sounds of the Wild, Peek-and-Find, Nature Trails,
and Pledger Sticker Books.
He was the recipient of the 1992 Francis Williams Illustration Award for the Best Descriptive Illustration. This honor is given only once every 5 years by the Victoria and Albert Museum in London. He lives in Hertfordshire, U.K.