The boy and the whale

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Abelardo defies his father"s instructions and sets out to free a whale caught in their tangled fishing net.

StatementMordicai Gerstein
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LC ClassificationsPZ7.G325 Bq 2017
The Physical Object
Pagination1 volume (unpaged)
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Open LibraryOL26934597M
ISBN 139781626725058
LC Control Number2016058278

Expressive and perfectly paced, this powerful story, The Boy and the Whale, by Caldecott Medal–winner Mordicai Gerstein was inspired in part by a real-life video of a whale’s rescue, and the creature’s joyful dance through the waves after being freed/5(19).

Mordicai Gerstein’s “The Boy and the Whale” is a beautifully illustrated story of a young boy, Abelardo, a fisherman’s son. When a whale is caught in his father’s fishing net, Abelardo and his father see the problem through very different eyes/5.

The Boy and the Whale: A Christmas Fairy Tale Hardcover – November 1, by Eric Metaxas (Author)4/5(5). Expressive and perfectly paced, this powerful story, The Boy and the Whale, by Caldecott Medal–winner Mordicai Gerstein was inspired in part by a real-life video of a whale’s rescue, and the creature’s joyful dance through the waves after being : Roaring Brook Press.

Expressive and perfectly paced, this powerful story, The Boy and the Whale, by Caldecott Medal–winner Mordicai Gerstein was inspired in part by a real-life video of a whale’s rescue, and the creature’s joyful dance through the waves after being freed.

Praise for The Boy and the WhaleAuthor: Mordicai Gerstein. The Boy and the Whale book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers.

Translated from the Spanish Adios, Josefina by Michael Heron/5(4). The Boy and the Whale book. A boy and his father discover a whale tangled in their only fishing net. Is the whale dead. While the man worries about losing their net, the boy worries about the whale.

He remembers the fear he felt when, caught in a net himself in childhood, he almost drowned before being rescued by his father/5(1). The story of how the boy discovers that the great creature is still alive, and gathers the courage to save it, will thrill readers.

Gerstein writes with short, strong words, full of heart. When a whale becomes caught in fishing net, the father is concerned about how he will provide for his family. His son, however, is determined to set the huge mammal free. Against his father’s wishes, he returns to the entrapped whale and successfully frees it.

Shimmering illustrations present a compelling story of compassion and courage. This book tells a Japanese story about a boy who The boy and the whale book understand why his father hunts whales.

One day he tries to save a stranded whale by himself and learns a lesson. Publication Date Languages Portuguese Contributor André Koogan Breitman - Brazil Publisher Companhia Editora Nacional - Brazil.

The Boy and the Whale by Mordicai Gerstein. 11 Total Resources 3 Awards View Text Complexity Discover Like Books Meet-the-Author Movie; Name Pronunciation with Mordicai Gerstein; Grade; PK-2; Genre; Adventure.

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 : Bookroo. the boy and the whale by Mordicai Gerstein ; illustrated by Mordicai Gerstein Age Range: 5 - 8.

The boy and the whale (Book, ) [] Get this from a library. The boy and the whale. [Mordicai Gerstein] -- Abelardo defies his father's instructions and sets out to free a whale caught in their tangled fishing net.

Get this from a library. The boy and the whale. [José Maria Sanchez-Silva; Margery Gill] -- The Boy, who lived in Madrid, loved the whale more than he loved anyone in his family, but he had to keep his friend a secret because she was an imaginary whale.

The Boy and the Whale by Linde Faas, a Lemniscaat picture book. Expressive and perfectly paced, this powerful story, The Boy and the Whale, by Caldecott Medal–winner Mordicai Gerstein was inspired in part by a real-life video of a whale’s rescue, and the creature’s joyful dance through the waves after being freed.

The Boy and the Whale (Book): Gerstein, Mordicai: Abelardo defies his father's instructions and sets out to free a whale caught in their tangled fishing net.

The Boy and the Whale Michael Moniz Simply Read Books October 1, 36 pp Ages 3 – 7 The Boy and the Whale, by Toronto author and illustrator Michael Moriz, is a gentle story that celebrates acts of kindness.

Living on an island, a lonely boy finds solace in the ocean. When the whale blinks an enormous eye, the boy knows that he has to try to save the creature, no matter how dangerous doing so may be. Expressive and perfectly paced, this powerful story, The Boy and the Whale, by Caldecott Medal–winner Mordicai Gerstein was inspired in part by a real-life video of a whale’s rescue, and the creature’s.

Inspiring story about a boy's rescue of a whale. You may have seen one of the YouTube videos, like this one, about humans saving a whale that has been caught in a fishing net and is in danger of not being able to picture book was inspired in part by such a video and the whale's joyful gratitude dance after being freed.

The boy and the whale — by Mordicai Gerstein Abelardo defies his father's instructions and sets out to free a whale caught in their tangled fishing net. Book Reviews. The Boy and the Whale. by Michael Moniz.

Michael Moniz follows up his lively picture-book debut, ’s Wazzyjump, with the story of a small boy who lives on a tiny island in the middle of the sea. The boy sets out in his fishing boat whenever possible to cast his line. While out in his boat one day, the boy hears a haunting cry.

Title: The Boy And the Whale (Puffin Books) Author(s): Scholes Katherine ISBN: / (UK edition) Publisher: Puffin Availability: Amazon Amazon UK Amazon CA Amazon AU. Expressive and perfectly paced, this powerful story, The Boy and the Whale, by Caldecott Medal–winner Mordicai Gerstein was inspired in part by a real-life video of a whale’s rescue, and the creature’s joyful dance through the waves after being freed.

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The Boy and the Whale has 1 reviews and 1 ratings. Reviewer raindrop07 wrote: The Boy and the Whale by Mordicai Gerstein is a beautifully written and illustrated book about a boy who rescues a whale from a prison of nets and garbage.5/5(1).

When the whale blinks an enormous eye, the boy knows that he has to try to save the creature, no matter how dangerous doing so may be. Expressive and perfectly paced, this powerful story, The Boy and the Whale, by Caldecott Medal–winner Mordicai Gerstein was inspired in part by a real-life video of a whale's rescue, and the creature's joyful.

Third Story Books, - Christmas stories - 48 pages 0 Reviews More than anything, a lonely young boy, living with his parents in a lighthouse on an isolated island, wishes for a toy whale for Christmas. Provided to YouTube by BWSCD, Inc. The Boy and the Whale Bruno Bavota The Secret of the Sea ℗ Temporary Residence Ltd.

Released on: Produce. The Boy and the Whale is a picture book best shared with preschool and early primary students. It will particularly appeal to children who love stories about humans bonding with wild animals or children who love the ocean.

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