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Wild orca : the oldest, wisest whale in the world

Author: Brenda Peterson; Wendell Minor
Publisher: New York : Henry Holt and Company, [2018]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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Mia, her family, and friends gather in the San Juan Islands for Orca Sing, hoping that 105-year-old Granny, the oldest orca, will return with the pods she watches over. Includes facts about Granny and orcas.
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Genre/Form: Animal fiction
Fiction
Juvenile works
Picture books
Children's stories
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Brenda Peterson; Wendell Minor
ISBN: 9781250110695 1250110696
OCLC Number: 1011682132
Notes: "Christy Ottaviano Books."
Maps on endpapers.
Description: 34 unnumbered pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 27 cm
Responsibility: Brenda Peterson ; paintings by Wendell Minor.

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A picture book homage to Granny, the world's oldest orca, by environmentalist author Brenda Peterson, with stunning art by the bestselling illustrator Wendell Minor.  Read more...

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Wild Orca: The Oldest, Wisest Whale in the World

by barker_patricia (WorldCat user published 2019-02-19) Very Good Permalink

This book is not only a great introduction to the world of the Orcas, but it is also based on an orca that really lived. It is full of interesting facts, and at the end of the book is more information on this whale and other orcas in her family. 

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