“This simple rhyming book packs a powerful message.“
“Liltingly cadenced with read-aloud rhythm.”
“Yin’s precisely cadenced rhymes and artful alliteration are a joy to read.”
“Karen Yin’s debut picture book is truly original…
It’s got all the things a young reader would want in a read-aloud!”
“A charmingly entertaining and unique picture book.”
One hundred unusual animals try to squeeze into the pages of this raucous rhyming tale. But will there be room to fit a whole blue whale? The humorous ending features an expansive double gatefold and educational endnotes list the 100 animals in the book.
Peek at Whole Whale in This Short Intro
Watch a Review by the Founder of Children’s Book Academy
Enjoy a Reading by Bri Reads
Download the Activity Pack
Find the animals and color them In! This fun two-page activity pack will delight children and adults alike.
Ask Your Local Library to Purchase Whole Whale
Please make a purchase request at your local library to help bring this whimsical STEM book to children everywhere.
- Author: Karen Yin
- Illustrator: Nelleke Verhoeff
- Publisher: Barefoot Books
- Release date: June 1, 2021
- ISBN-10 (book): 1646861639
- ISBN-13 (book): 978-1646861637
- Grade level: 1–2
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