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Humphrey the lost whale : a true story

Author: Wendy TokudaRichard HallHanako WakiyamaLeVar BurtonJane PauleyAll authors
Publisher: Baltimore, MD : GPN Educational Media, [©2007]
Series: Reading rainbow, no. 56.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : Partial animation : Elementary and junior high school : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The feature book, written by Wendy Tokuda and Richard Hall, and illustrated by Hanako Wakiyama, is based on the journey of a California humpback whale. It follows the amazing journey of "wrong-way" Humphrey as he finds his way back to the sea with the help of some friends. Read by Jane Pauley, the story moves Le Var to spend a day at sea where he uncovers some of the mysteries of the majestic whale. Naturalist Cindy  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Children's television programs
Educational television programs
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Film adaptations
Films
Juvenile works
Juvenile films
Material Type: Elementary and junior high school, Partial animation, Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Wendy Tokuda; Richard Hall; Hanako Wakiyama; LeVar Burton; Jane Pauley; Jill Gluckson; Dean Parisot; Great Plains National Instructional Television Library.; GPN Educational Media.
OCLC Number: 166342941
Language Note: In English, with English subtitles; closed-captioned.
Notes: Based on the book of the same title by Wendy Tokuda and Richard Hall.
An episode of the children's TV series Reading rainbow, originally produced in 1986.
Title from title frame.
Performer(s): LeVar Burton, host ; Jane Pauley, narrator.
Target Audience: Ages 6-11, Grades 1-6.
Description: 1 videodisc (30 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD.
Contents: Feature book --
The real Humphrey --
Whale watching --
Whale songs --
Review books.
Series Title: Reading rainbow, no. 56.
Other Titles: Reading rainbow (Television program)
Responsibility: Great Plains National Instructional Television Library and WNED-TV ; Lancit Media Productions ; produced and written by Jill Gluckson ; directed by Dean Parisot.

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The feature book, written by Wendy Tokuda and Richard Hall, and illustrated by Hanako Wakiyama, is based on the journey of a California humpback whale. It follows the amazing journey of "wrong-way" Humphrey as he finds his way back to the sea with the help of some friends. Read by Jane Pauley, the story moves Le Var to spend a day at sea where he uncovers some of the mysteries of the majestic whale. Naturalist Cindy Belt takes us whale watching as she tells us about whale behavior. Then, Greg Early, rescue lead, tells about 3 young pilot whales that were beached and eventually rescued. Includes film clips of the real Humphrey the lost whale, who swam up the Sacramento river in California, and film clips of whales and the sounds they make.

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