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Dolphin baby!

by Davies, Nicola, 1958-

Format: Print Book 2012
Availability: Available at 13 Libraries 13 of 15 copies
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Andrew Carnegie Free Library Juvenile Theme Collection TC ANIMALS
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Bethel Park Public Library Picture Books PB DAVIES Nicola
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Collection  Picture Books
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Braddock Carnegie Library Picture Books P ANIMAL OCEAN DAV
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C.C. Mellor Memorial Library Picture Books E Dav
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Carnegie Free Library of Swissvale Children Non-Fiction child rm J 599.53 Dav
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Jefferson Hills Public Library Easy Nonfiction E 599.53 DAV
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Collection  Easy Nonfiction
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Monroeville Public Library Juvenile Non-fiction J E 599.53 DAVIES
Location  Monroeville Public Library
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Mt. Lebanon Public Library Children's Non-Fiction j 599.53 Dav
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Collection  Children's Non-Fiction
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Northern Tier Regional Library Picture Book J PB DAVIES
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Northland Public Library Children's Nonfiction J 599.53 D28
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Oakmont Carnegie Library Juvenile Non-Fiction J 599.53 DA
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Collection  Juvenile Non-Fiction
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Penn Hills Library Juvenile Easys E j DAV
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South Fayette Township Library Picture Book - Informational J I ANIMALS DAV
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Cooper-Siegel Community Library Picture Book CHECKED OUT
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Shaler North Hills Library Juvenile Picture Book CHECKED OUT
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Swim with a baby dolphin as he learns to survive -- and play -- in an engaging story splashed with facts and buoyed by bright illustrations.

Pop! Tail first, head last, Dolphin is born into the blue. He's brand new, but helped by his mother, he swims up, up, up to take his first breath. Readers are invited to join the baby calf as he follows his mom and discovers all there is to know about life under the sea, from catching his first fish to learning how to say his name with his very own whistle. Nicola Davies's lyrical narrative and intriguing facts are accompanied by Brita Granström's colorful illustrations, pulsing with the energy and movement of dolphins in their natural habitat.
Published Reviews
Booklist Review: "The exclamation point in the title may seem superfluous, but it does signal the verve with which this book is both written and illustrated. Presenting these mammals on the move, zoologist-author Davies and illustrator Granstrom begin at the beginning Tail first, head last, Dolphin POPS out into the blue and move briskly through the first six months of a dolphin's life. The succinct text and vivid watercolors give a sense of how close the mother and her baby are during this time, from first breath and suckle to how she teaches social interaction, communication through whistles, and, eventually, hunting for food. Along with the narrative, Davies conveys memorable facts; for example, dolphin calves start playing with each other at just a few weeks old, and young males make one or two friends for life very early on. Davies also explains how dolphins use clicks and echoes to find their way in the dark depths of the sea. A wonderful immersion into the baby dolphin's world.--Nolan, Abby Copyright 2010 Booklist"
From Booklist, Copyright (c) American Library Association. Used with permission.
Additional Information
Subjects Dolphins -- Juvenile fiction.
Animals -- Infancy -- Juvenile fiction.
Publisher Somerville, Mass. :Candlewick Press,2012
Edition 1st U.S. ed.
Language English
Notes Originally published: London : Walker, 2011.
Includes index.
Description 28 pages : color illustrations ; 28 cm
ISBN 9780763655488 (hbk.) :
0763655481 (hbk.)
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