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The Eye of the Whale: A Rescue Story

The Eye of the Whale: A Rescue Story

by Jennifer O'Connell

On a cool December morning near San Francisco, a distress call was radioed to shore by a local fisherman. He had discovered a humpback whale tangled in hundreds of yards of crab-trap lines, struggling to stay at the surface to breathe. A team of volunteers answered the call, and four divers risked their lives to rescue the enormous animal. What followed was a rare and remarkable demonstration of animal behavior. This celebrated story, beautifully depicted in Jennifer O’Connell’s mesmerizing paintings, will make you wonder about animal emotions and the unique connections we can have with animals—even whales.


Ages: 7-12
Illustrated by: Jennifer O'Connell
ISBN: 9780884483953
Price: $8.95
Published by: Tilbury House Publishers

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