Little Gestalten

The World of Whales

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You already know that whales aren't fish, but did you know they are mammals, just like us humans, who need to hold their breath under water? In The World of Whaleswe explore many interesting facts about these fantastic animals, looking at the habits and characteristics that make the many species of this family so special. From the stealthy orcas that traverse the seas, to the beautiful songs of humpbacks and the booming calls of the blue whales, we immerse ourselves in the lives of these grandiose swimmers. Join our subaquatic expedition to follow agile fins and flukes, learn about their routines, and marvel as these marine giants breach the ocean’s surface.


Authors: Darcy Dobell & Becky Thorns
Release date: January 2020
Format: 24 × 28 cm
Features: Full Color, Hardcover, stitch bound, 74 pages
ISBN: 978-3-89955-830-2

Wildlife lover Darcy Dobell is the author of many scientific textbooks and articles aimed at younger readers, and advises organizations on how to protect the oceans.

British illustrator Becky Thorns has an inquisitive design style inspired by her travels. The World of Whales is her first picture book.


This book has been printed in Germany.
FSC™️ (Forest Stewardship Council™️) Certified.