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A Whale of a Tale: The Misadventures of Cory the Barnacle

Stefanie Hawks-Johnson

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Title: A Whale of a Tale: The Misadventures of Cory...

Publisher: AuthorHouse

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Paperback. 44 pages. Dimensions: 10.7in. x 8.3in. x 0.2in.Coranius, Cory for short, isnt an ordinary barnacle. He simply doesnt want to attach himself to a rock and sit there for the rest of his life. The Thatch Family has only one great uncle who was an adventurer. Despite his familys concern, Cory really wants to be like his great uncle. When a grey whale comes swimming by the Thatch family tide pool Cory decides to attach himself to a whale that is heading south to Mexico! Cory and Echrictius, Esky for short, became great friends. Cory learns about Eskys migration and how she feeds. Most exciting of all for Cory, Esky gives birth to a calf name Robustus, They too become friends and travel north to Alaska with Esky. Corys discoveries and travels with whales will delight young readers as they inspire all of us to help our oceans and the amazing giants that inhabit them. This item ships from multiple locations. Your book may arrive from Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN. Bookseller Inventory # 9781477296608

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Synopsis: Coranius, Cory for short, isn't an ordinary barnacle. He simply doesn't want to attach himself to a rock and sit there for the rest of his life. The "Thatch Family" has only one great uncle who was an adventurer. Despite his family's concern, Cory really wants to be like his great uncle. When a grey whale comes swimming by the Thatch family tide pool Cory decides to attach himself to a whale that is heading south to Mexico! Cory and Echrictius, Esky for short, became great friends. Cory learns about Esky's migration and how she feeds. Most exciting of all for Cory, Esky gives birth to a calf name Robustus, They too become friends and travel north to Alaska with Esky. Cory's discoveries and travels with whales will delight young readers as they inspire all of us to help our oceans and the amazing giants that inhabit them.

About the Author: About the Author Stefanie has a background in marine biology, marine mammal research and environmental education. She has a M.Sci studying the foraging behavior of a resident pod of orcas in Washington State. Her involvement with her own children, her experience and passion teaching thousands of students and her travels to many places around the world has inspired her to write the Whale of a Tale series. About the Illustrator Amanda Pickler's love for art and children made it delightful for her to illustrate a Whale of a Tale. She lives with her family in North Bend, Washington where she stays busy with college and work. In her spare time she enjoys the outdoors, drawing, and spending time with friends and family.

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