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"Richly composed and sweetly appealing--just right for baby storytimes as well as one-to-one sharing." -- Kirkus Reviews (starred review)

"Perfectly suitable as a read-aloud." -- School Library Journal

Take a deep breath and dive into a day in the life of a baby whale, told with luminous illustrations and spare text, with a fresh twist on a timeless message.

Swim! Play all day. Breathe.

This simply told story follows a young whale on a journey of discovery as he experiences his first day at sea on his own! He swims, explores, and makes friends in his marine habitat. After a day of independence, this little whale delights in returning home to his mother. Young readers will be drawn to Scott Magoon's reassuring story of adventure.
Publisher: New York :, Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers,, ©2014.
ISBN: 9781442412583
Branch Call Number: Z MAG
Characteristics: 34 pages : colour illustrations.


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vpl_childrens May 23, 2019

This dreamy, underwater story centres on a baby beluga whale playing in the sea. Poetic, lilting, and soft—perfect as a soothing bedtime book.

Nov 28, 2015

I loved this book so much I need to get my own copy!

hypatia Jan 25, 2015

Love it! Great for storytime, bedtime, lap reading, etc.

LMcShaneCLE Sep 30, 2014

Great primer for kids of all ages with reminder to be happy.

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