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A whale of a rescue

Eleanor Hudson

A whale of a rescue

by Eleanor Hudson

  • 14 Want to read
  • 33 Currently reading

Published by Random House in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Children"s stories, American.,
  • Blue whale -- Fiction.,
  • Whales -- Fiction.,
  • Killer whale -- Fiction.

  • About the Edition

    Shamu, a killer whale, saves a school of blue whales from hunters.

    Edition Notes

    Statementby Eleanor Hudson ; illustrated by Pat Paris.
    ContributionsParis, Pat, ill.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPZ7.H866 Wh 1983
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[32] p. :
    Number of Pages32
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3509320M
    ISBN 100394856422
    LC Control Number82061014
    OCLC/WorldCa9939741

    Whale Rescue is a book of basic facts and awesome pictures to grab the interest of anyone, to enthrall the adventurous youngster looking to make the world a better place.” — William Rossiter, Cetacean Society International director, reviewing in Whales Alive! HUMPBACK WHALE RESCUE CABO SAN LUCAS Last Saturday, December 14th, on one of our Pelagic Safari Expeditions we spotted a strange whale blow from a distance, it didn’t take long for us to realize this poor whale was completely entangled in a fishing net. The net covered almost its entire body and and trailed [ ].

    California Whale Rescue is a network of trained individuals and organizations, working together to save entangled whales and prevent future whale entanglements. A diverse group of unpaid volunteers—network members and partners include biologists, . The final spread is particularly glorious, depicting the whale splashing away, her tail gleaming under the light of a starry sky and a full moon. An appended section includes more details about the actual event that inspired the book, information about whale rescue in general, and facts about humpbacks.

    Big Miracle is a British-American drama film directed by Ken Kwapis, and stars Drew Barrymore and John Krasinski. The film is based on Tom Rose's book Freeing the Whales, which covers Operation Breakthrough, the international effort to rescue gray . The whale becomes entangled in nets used for crab fishing. She struggles, tiring, before a team of divers arrives and embarks on a rescue mission. Will they free the whale in time to save her? Robert Burleigh’s tense, dramatic picture book narrative is based on an actual .


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A whale of a rescue by Eleanor Hudson Download PDF EPUB FB2

Trapped: A Whale's Rescue, is based on a true event which occurred in the icy waters near San Francisco on Decem After a crabber's fishing net was left in the waters of the Pacific ocean, a humpback whale, swimming and feeding on krill became wrapped in the large nets/5(12).

The Eye of the Whale: A Rescue Story (Tilbury House Nature Book) [O'Connell, Jennifer] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The Eye of the Whale: A Rescue Story (Tilbury House Nature Book)/5(56). This true story tells of four divers who saved a humpback whale off the coast of San Francisco.

Tangled in hundreds of yards of crab trap lines, this is the story of a real-life rescue on a cool December morning. This book is part of the Read for Success collection. To learn more about Read for Success, click here. Explore classroom activities, puzzles, teacher resources and. “Review ; Whale rescue.” I am an 8 year old who is used to getting 15 or so thick books a week from the library, so this book was a bit young for me.

If you are becoming confident at reading, but aren't quite onto harder books, are aged between 5 and 7, and are quite girly, then this is the book for you. A whale expert cited the rescue effort as a catalyst for a new public perspective about whales, saying, "Although the rescue of the gray whales trapped in the Alaskan ice involved huge expense to reverse a common and natural event, it underscored the changing attitudes of humans toward whales." See alsoBorough: North Slope.

Whale Rescue book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Molly returns to the Undersea Kingdom to help Animal-Keeper mermaid Leila fin /5(9). Two children non-fiction writers, Caroline Arnold, and Richard Hewett s book, Baby Whale Rescue: The True Story of J.J.

is about the nursing back to the health of a female grey whale calf, known as J.J. at SeaWorld in San Diego, California, in and early /5. Whale Rescue provides logistical and practical expertise and equipment for the rescue of whales and dolphins.

We endeavour to be effective communicators and facilitators, maintaining and building relationships and networks while striving to be the leading and.

The book discusses a variety of whales one by one so readers learn to tell the differences between a blue whale and a humpback whale, among others, and what makes each of these whales unique. Packed with facts and playful in tone, this book is a must-have for young and curious nature lovers.

4, likes 6 talking about this. Marine Mammal stranding and entanglement rescue. has been developed to meet the skill based needs at Followers: K. A two-time recipient of the Christopher Award, Jennifer also creates illustrations for book covers and magazines.

To research The Eye of the Whale, Jennifer traveled to San Francisco, where she met Captain Mick Menigoz and rode his rescue boat, Superfish, out into the Pacific Ocean to the area where the events in the book took : Tilbury House Publishers.

Please check out for more great information on Great Whale Conservancy Be sure to see our full story on this awesome rescue here http. When a call comes in, responders race to the whale’s location. They attach a GPS buoy to the whale to track its position, in case bad weather delays the rescue.

Using grapples, rescuers attach buoys to the fishing gear. These floats make it difficult for the whale to dive and create drag, eventually tiring it out.

Occurred on Novem / Trinidad "In this video, a mother humpback whale is freed from a fishing net and swims away with her calf. Heading to. Get this from a library.

A whale of a rescue. [Dana Brenford; Marion Dane Bauer; Kristi Schaeppi] -- Peter, Kim, and Jason become involved in a dangerous adventure when they accompany their parents on a research assignment about whales and the laws that protect them.

Based on a true account, Deepsea Whale Rescue brings to life the story of a mother whale's courageous defence of her calf against attack by a pod of killer whales. But once mother and calf are safe, divers watching from a nearby launch can see the adult whale has another problem, this one caused by humans; life-threatening entanglement in nylon ropes.

The final spread is particularly glorious, depicting the whale splashing away, her tail gleaming under the light of a starry sky and a full moon.

An appended section includes more details about the actual event that inspired the book, information about whale rescue in Brand: Charlesbridge.

The Midwest Book Review. Trapped. A Whale's Rescue is a children's picturebook based on a true-life incident inwhen a humpback whale became lodged in a network of strong ropes attached to crab traps. Fishermen spotted the whale and radioed the news to a local marine mammal center, which sent a group of rescuers and whale experts to free it.

Fundy East Whale Rescue – FEWR information coming soon. Book Online and Save 10%. Prices & Schedule. Book Today. VESSELS. THE CREW. BIRDS AND ANIMALS. MARINE MAMMAL STUDY. WHALE SIGHTINGS. HUMPBACK ADOPTION PROGRAM. FUNDY EAST WHALE RESCUE. About Us. Get this from a library. Deepsea whale rescue.

[Jan Ramage; Mark Wilson; Western Australia. Department of Environment and Conservation.] -- Based on a true account, Deepsea whale rescue brings to life the story of a mother whale's courageous defence of her calf against attack by a pod of killer whales. But once mother and calf are safe.

Introduce children to the dangers whales face from various fishing methods as well as how brave swimmers rescue them with Trapped: A Whale's Rescue.

Vivid illustrations portray the struggle of the mighty whale and those working to free it; the simple text carries the reader along.

Facts about whales and a 'behind the story' section that tells of the true-life event that inspired this book are Format: Hardcover.A Whale’s Rescue In the icy waters of the Pacific, a massive humpback whale unexpectedly finds herself tangled in a net abandoned by fishermen. When a rescue boat and a convoy of divers arrive to help the struggling humpback, a realistic and moving encounter bridges the human and aquatic worlds.Whale Rescue team members have been involved in hands on cetacean rescue in New Zealand since and continue to this day.

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