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The truth about dolphins

by Eaton, Maxwell,

Format: Print Book 2018
Availability: Available at 11 Libraries 11 of 14 copies
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Brentwood Library Easy E 599.53 Eaton
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C.C. Mellor Memorial Library Children Non Fiction J 599.53 Eat
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CLP - East Liberty Children's Non-Fiction Collection j QL737.C432 E277 2018x
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CLP - Main Library First Floor Children's Department - Non-Fiction Collection j QL737.C432 E277 2018x
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CLP - Squirrel Hill Children's Non-Fiction Collection j QL737.C432 E277 2018x
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Carnegie Library of Homestead Children Non Fiction J 599.53 Eato
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Jefferson Hills Public Library Easy Nonfiction E 599.53 EAT
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Mt. Lebanon Public Library Children's Non-Fiction j 599.53 Eat
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Northern Tier Regional Library Juvenile J 599.53 EATON
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Northland Public Library Children's Nonfiction J 599.53 EA8
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Western Allegheny Community Library Juvenile Non-Fiction J 599.53 EAT
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Carnegie Library of McKeesport - White Oak Children Non Fiction CHECKED OUT
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Summary
Did you know that dolphins find their dinners by using sound to track down the location of their prey?Did you know that baby dolphins are born tail-first?Did you know that each dolphin has a unique whistle (like human fingerprints) that makes them recognizable to other dolphins?Discover these facts and more in this new addition to the popular series that combines raucous amounts of humor with a surprising amount of information on beloved animal friends.
Published Reviews
Booklist Review: "There are more than 40 species of dolphins. You can find them in the Arctic, warm tropical waters, or Antarctica. They love to play, leap, spin, surf, and tell jokes. Terrible jokes. These are a few of the quotable tidbits readers can glean from this irreverent introduction to dolphins, presented by (per his author blurb) the highly tolerated Maxwell Eaton III, who has tackled hippos and bears in previous outings. Eaton and his fellow narrators (a serious fish, an occasional squid, and a somewhat disillusioned seagull) may play the narrative and thought-bubble asides for laughs, but the black-outline cartoon illustrations and accessible text convey a lot of solid information, including a surprisingly understandable explanation of dolphin echolocation. Devious comprehension strategies, such as side-by-side fish-to-dolphin comparisons, reinforcement through visual alignment, and new vocabulary repeated in various contexts, sneak in to ensure that learning takes place amid the merriment. This should prove popular with animal enthusiasts and enhance STEM collections and it will probably require multiple readings.--McBroom, Kathleen Copyright 2018 Booklist"
From Booklist, Copyright (c) American Library Association. Used with permission.
Publisher's Weekly Review: "In this companion to The Truth About Bears and The Truth About Hippos, Eaton offers a tongue-in-cheek investigation of dolphins. Factual statements introduce dolphin behavior and biology: "The whistle is like the dolphin's personal song or name. It helps dolphins recognize their friends." Talking cartoon dolphins demonstrate their talents of communication: "That sounds like Gary," one Pacific white-sided dolphin says to another, who responds, "He still owes me three squid." In another spread, a spinner dolphin from the tropics is pictured reclining on an inflatable chair, enjoying a drink served from a coconut. Elsewhere, readers may be surprised to learn that Arctic water-dwelling orcas are actually a type of dolphin. Eaton's inviting mix of takeaway facts and light humor hits a sweet spot for readers. Ages 4-8. (May) © Copyright PWxyz, LLC. All rights reserved."
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Additional Information
Series The Truth about series
Subjects Dolphins -- Juvenile literature.
Dolphins.
Publisher New York :2018
Edition First edition.
Language English
Notes "A Neal Porter book."
Description 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 26 cm
Bibliography Notes Includes bibliographical references.
ISBN 9781626726680
162672668X
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