This superlatively designed blend of lucid text and get-at-a-glance charts, diagrams, gatefolds, and other illustrative devices vivifies the unique physical and social characteristics of marine mammals. It has a glossary, index, and no bold face type to interrupt the reader's concentration.
- Debra Briatico
This extensive book uses text, charts, graphs, illustrations, photographs, and fold-out pages to explore the underwater world of whales and dolphins. This resource explores whale and dolphin evolution, senses, habitats, physical characteristics, breeding habits, songs and communication, special feeding strategies, migration, legends and myths, and interaction with humans. Readers will enjoy this rare glimpse at the underwater world of these sociable and highly intelligent marine mammals.
- Marilyn Courtot
Filled with information about these sea-dwelling mammals, Whales and Dolphins explores their habitats, physical characteristics, feeding habits and just about anything else inquisitive young readers might want to know about. Liberally illustrated with full-color photographs and drawing plus special foldout pages. Also contains a fact list, glossary and index.