Blue whales have swum and sprayed their ways into kids' hearts. With this book, readers can become blue whale experts and learn how to save the animals they love. Featuring an introduction from Chelsea Clinton!
Did you know that the tongue of blue whale can weigh as much as an elephant? How about that blue whales’ songs can be louder than the engine of a jet plane? Or that, with the right equipment, you can hear a blue whale’s heartbeat two miles away?
Perfect for all animal lovers—and blue whale fans in particular—this book is filled with all the facts you need to know to become a blue whale expert! Where are blue whales found? What's it like to be a blue whale? Why are blue whales endangered, and who has been working hard to save them? Read this book and find out how you can help save the blue whales!
Complete with black-and-white photographs, a list of fun blue whale facts, and things that kids can do right this very moment to help save blue whales from extinction, this book, with an introduction by animal advocate Chelsea Clinton, is a must for every family, school, and community library.
January 10, 2023
Lexile: 890L | Fountas/Pinnell: R
is the author of more than ninety fiction and nonfiction books and articles for children. A graduate of MIT, she holds degrees in both civil engineering and art and design. She has served as a past literary awards judge for PEN America and for the Society of Midland Authors. She is an inaugural member of steaMG, an alliance of middle grade science fiction authors, and a contributor to STEM Tuesday. She lives in Kansas City with her husband, Ken, and a cat who thinks he's a dog. You can visit her online at christinetaylorbutler.com and follow her on Twitter @christinetb. Chelsea Clinton
is the author of the #1 New York Times
bestseller She Persisted: 13 American Women Who Changed the World
; She Persisted Around the World: 13 Women Who Changed History
; She Persisted in Sports: American Olympians Who Changed the Game
; She Persisted in Science: Brilliant Women Who Made a Difference
; Don’t Let Them Disappear: 12 Endangered Species Across the Globe
; It’s Your World: Get Informed, Get Inspired & Get Going!
; Start Now!: You Can Make a Difference
; with Hillary Clinton, Grandma’s Gardens
and The Book of Gutsy Women: Favorite Stories of Courage and Resilience
; and, with Devi Sridhar, Governing Global Health: Who Runs the World and Why?
She is also the Vice Chair of the Clinton Foundation, where she works on many initiatives, including those that help empower the next generation of leaders. She lives in New York City with her husband, Marc, their children and their dog, Soren. You can follow Chelsea Clinton on Twitter @ChelseaClinton or on Facebook at facebook.com/chelseaclinton.
Praise for Save the...Blue Whales:
“The writing is engaging and fact-forward, giving young readers information as well as practicable guidance on how they might participate in helping blue whales. A well-rounded addition to the shelves." –School Library Journal