A Dolphin’s Wish: How YOU Can Help Make a Difference and Save Our Oceans by Trevor McCurdie, illustrated by Cinzia Battistel


   A Dolphin’s Wish: How YOU Can Help Make a Difference and Save Our Oceans by Trevor McCurdie, illustrated by Cinzia Battistel, Sourcebooks Explore, Advance Reader’s Copy 2019, to release March 2020 (9781728205229)

Format: paperback- Advance Reader’s Copy; Hardcover to be released March 2020

Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5

What did you like about the book:  A rhyming  story with beautiful, colorful illustrations told by father and son dolphin sharing their wish to keep the ocean clean.   We journey with them to see the ocean animals that live deep below with all the plastic pollution. The backpages contain lots of information to inspire you to help save our oceans, how plastic gets into the ocean, how much plastic leaks into our oceans, how plastic  harms our oceans, and words to teach about pollution.  

Anything you didn’t like about it? No

To whom would you recommend this book?  A great read aloud for earth day and to inspire our young children to care about our planet.

Who should buy this book?  elementary schools and public libraries

Where would you shelve it ?  Picture books

Should we (librarians/readers) put this on the top of our “to read” piles? no

Reviewer’s Name, Library (or school), City and State: Julie Durmis, JC Solmonese Elementary School, Norton, MA

Date of review:  January 19, 2020

 

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