SHELLEY GILL was the fifth woman to complete the Iditarod race. When she's not writing, Shelley travels to schools around the country where she covers a variety of topics--from whale watching to where her ideas come from. Gill was a founder and publisher of the Paws IV line of Alaskan children's books now owned by Sasquatch Books. The author lives in Homer, AK.Erik Brooks spent much of his childhood in Anchorage where he explored the outdoors. He has illustrated several children’s book including Polar Polka and A Totem Tale.
Board Book: 22 pages
Publisher: Sasquatch Books
ISBN Hyphenated: 978-1-63217-104-7
Dimensions: 6-1/2 x 6-1/2
Weight: 9 ounces
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"Sure to make a splash with young nature lovers."
—School Library Journal
"Rhyming text introduces youngsters to a smattering of whales."
"Full of color, rhyming, and fish fun… offers a simple introduction on whale facts."
"If I Were a Whale takes readers on an imaginative journey through the world’s oceans discovering what it’s like to be one of these fascinating swimmers."
—Wild Tales Of
" The illustrations are vivid and very eye catching… This book is the perfect length for a bedtime story."
—My Silly Little Gang
"Darling… such a cute story."
—Northwest Healthy Mama
"The perfect mix of rhyming poetry and scientific facts."
"Toddlers will love to learn about whales swimming in the deep blue sea in this beautifully illustrated board book that shares simple whale facts in an imaginative way."
—SoCal City Kids
"A great introduction to some of the most fascinating mammals on the planet and it’s one that adults are bound to enjoy as much as children."
—Book Nerd Mommy
"If you have a little one who loves marine animals, or are simply looking for a fun board book that is written in a rhyming scheme and will keep your little one’s attention, why not consider picking up If I Were a Whale by Shelley Gill today?"
—Inspired By Savannah