If you want to see a whale
If you want to see a whale, you will need to know what not to look at.
Pink roses, pelicans, possible pirates . . .
If you want to see a whale, you have to keep your eyes on the sea, and wait . . .
and wait . . . and wait . . .
In this quiet and beautiful picture book by Julie Fogliano and Erin E. Stead, the team that created theBoston Globe-Horn Book Honor bookAnd Then It's Spring, a boy learns exactly what it takes to catch a glimpse of an elusive whale. This title has Common Core connections.
A Neal Porter Book
APublishers Weekly Best Children's Book of 2013
AKirkus Reviews Best Book of 2013