"A nonfiction picture book about the life of a bowhead whale."--
Ages 4-8 Roaring Brook Press.|||Grades K-1 Roaring Brook Press.|||juvenile
written by Alex Boersma and Nick Pyenson ; illustrated by Alex Boersma.
"Almost 200 years ago... Our journey begins with the birth of a bowhead whale, the longest-living mammal in the world. Over the course of her life in the Arctic, the bowhead whale witnesses many changes: from an era of peace and solitude to one of oil rigs and cruise liners. With gorgeous, detailed, and striking illustrations, this well researched and thoughtfully curated nonfiction story captures the magic and beauty of the natural world, while also providing a thoughtful account of how humans have impacted our changing ecosystems and a call-to-action for protecting the environment."--Dust jacket flap.