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  • Published: New York : Roaring Brook Press, 2013.
  • Year Published: 2013
  • Edition: 1st ed.
  • Description: 1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill. ; 24 cm.
  • Language: English
  • Format: Book

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  • 9781596437319
  • 1596437316

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If you want to see a whale

by Fogliano, Julie.

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Where To Find It

Call number: E FOG

Available Copies: Downtown Youth PicBks, Traverwood Youth PicBks

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"A Neal Porter Book."

Advises the reader about what to do, and not do, in order to successfully spot a whale, such as wrapping up in a not-too-cozy blanket, ignoring the roses, and especially, being patient.

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great picture book

This one is a winner! beautiful illustrations and simple yet alluring text.

Do YOU want to see a whale?! Check out this book.

Lyrical

The prose is lilting and lyrical; the illustrations are charming and the color palette soothing. I like the overall message of being patient and observant, but the "don't look at X" parts are a bit off-putting, because all observation is honing your skill! But that's easy to look past, since a I said: lyrical, lilting, soothing, charming.

sweet picture book!

This is a sweet story perfect for bedtime. Calm and nice story!

stunning

if you want to see a whale is the kind of book you can read night after night after night, and never be bored! It is absolutely lyrical, and the drawings are so comforting. Loved

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