If You Want to See a Whale
If You Want to See a Whale
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If You Want to See a Whale

Written by Julie Fogliano & illustrated by Erin E. Stead
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4 - 7
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32
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May 7, 2013
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If you want to see a whale, you will need to know what not to look at. Pink roses, pelicans, possible pirates . . . If you want to see a whale, you have to keep your eyes on the sea, and wait . . . and wait . . . and wait . . . In this quiet and beautiful picture book by Julie Fogliano and Erin E. Stead, the team that created the Boston Globe-Horn Book Honor book And Then It’s Spring, a boy learns exactly what it takes to catch a glimpse of an elusive whale. This title has Common Core connections. A Neal Porter Book A Publishers Weekly Best Children’s Book of 2013A Kirkus Reviews Best Book of 2013

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    Book Details

    ISBN
    9781596437319
    Publication Date
    May 7, 2013
    Publisher
    Roaring Brook Press
    Page Count
    32
    Audience
    Picture
    Reading Age
    4 - 7 years
    Lib. of Congress (LCCN)
    2012012988

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