Illustrated by: Lauren Gallegos
Published by: Thompson Mill Press, LLC
Kobee Manatee: Heading Home to Floridaby Robert Scott Thayer
Winner of the 2015 International Book Award in the Children’s Educational category!
Packed with exciting illustrations and interesting facts, this adventure story will enchant as it creates awareness for the endangered Florida manatee. In late September, Kobee Manatee is on a twelve hundred-mile mission to get back home to Florida from Cape Cod, Massachusetts before the impending cold threatens his life. On his journey, he meets two new friends: Tess the seahorse, who loves to learn, and Pablo the hermit crab, who is in search for a new shell. Will Kobee and his friends make it to Florida in time?