The Birth of a Whale by John Archambault

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Readers take a journey into me world of the gentle, singing giant of the shadowy sea to share in a very special moment, the birth of a humpback whale. Rich in language, cadence, and repetition as well as accurate scientific detail, this is beautifully told and illustrated. Full color.

About John Archambault

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John Archambault is a poet, journalist, and storyteller, who worked with Bill Martin Jr on several projects. He lives in Yorba Linda, California.? Vivist him at
Published February 1, 1996 by Silver Burdett Pr. 48 pages
Genres: Nature & Wildlife, Children's Books, Science & Math. Non-fiction

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``A humpback whale sings its song, diving deep through the deep water dark./The deep water dark, the deep water dark, singing, dancing in the deep water dark.'' The refrain and accompanying illustration are repeated seven times during the course of the book, adding length but little content.

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