A Garden of Whales

A Garden of Whales

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Baker & Taylor
A child's dream about the danger threatening the whales leads him to plant and cultivate a garden in which new whales grow

Firefly Books Ltd
Back in print, first published 1993: Full color illustrations throughout, this is a story of a boy's fantasy of saving the whales - a strong conservation theme carried with the empowering message that a child's dream are the roots of action.
Last night in my tub,
in my tub while I scrubbed,
I dreamed that I lived
in the sea with the Whales.
Magnificent Whales. Mysterious Whales.
Mystical, Musical, Mountainous Whales.

The narrator of this tale is a boy who knows that whales are magnificent but endangered creatures. He wants to do anything he can to save them, and as he scrubs in his bathtub, he dreams up a plan to save the whales.

Children from all over the world also get in their bathtubs to save the whales, planting a garden of whales. He knows this is a fantasy, but the dreams of children are the roots of action.

Publisher: Willowdale, Ont. : Firefly Books, c1993
ISBN: 9780944475362
Characteristics: p ; cm
Additional Contributors: O'Connell, Jennifer Barrett (Illus.)


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