HONEY GIRL: THE HAWAIIAN MONK SEAL
Written by Jeanne Walker Harvey
Illustrated by Shennen Bersani
Publisher’s Synopsis: Hawaiian locals and visitors always enjoy spotting endangered Hawaiian monk seals, but Honey Girl is an extra special case. She has raised seven pups, and scientists call her Super Mom. After Honey Girl is injured by a fishhook, she gets very sick. Scientists and veterinarians work to save Honey Girl until she can be released back to her beach. This true story will have readers captivated to learn more about this endangered species.
Ages 5-8 | Publisher: Arbordale Publishing | February 10, 2017 | ISBN-13: 978-1628559224
ABOUT THE AUTHOR:
Jeanne Walker Harvey is the author of several award-winning books, including Astro: The Steller Sea Lion and My Hands Sing the Blues: Romare Bearden’s Childhood Journey. She’s been a language arts teacher and currently gives school tours at a local museum. Jeanne lives near the Golden Gate Bridge in California and walks by the bay every day looking for sea lions. She writes with her gray tabby cat sitting on the desk next to her.
This book brings attention to the importance of saving endangered animals. It shows how scientists rehabilitate and monitor injured sea life. It’s not a one person job. Many people must come together for a united purpose.
This non-fiction book reads like a story, pulling the reader into the plight of Honey Girl the Hawaiian monk seal.
It’s a great book for teachers to use with classes studying endangered animals. The end of the book provides a great resource for classroom use. There is an abundance of information about Hawaiian monk seals. These tidbits will fill in any missing gaps a reader has while reading about these seals.
This is an inspiring story about hope for the future.
To Celebrate The Release Of Honey Girl: The Hawaiian Monk Seal, Enter To Win A 2 Book Autographed Prize Pack From Award-Winning Author Jeanne Walker Harvey, Plus 2 Plush Animals.
One (1) grand prize winner receives:
- A copy of Honey Girl: The Hawaiian Monk Seal, autographed by Jeanne Walker Harvey
- A copy of Astro: The Steller Sea Lion, autographed by Jeanne Walker Harvey
- Two (2) plush toy animals
Age Range: 5-8
Hardcover: 32 pages
Giveaway begins February 22, 2017, at 12:01 A.M. MT and ends March 22, 2017, at 11:59 P.M. MT.
Giveaway open to US addresses only.
Prizes and samples provided by Jeanne Walker Harvey.