Synopses & Reviews
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.
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.
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.
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.