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"Children can learn a great deal about manatees and their habitat by reading about Kobee and his friends and their traveling adventure." - Dr. Katie Tripp, Director of Science and Conservation, Save the Manatee Club
"This luxuriously illustrated, infectiously charming story makes us want to save the manatee and have a plush version to hug." - ForeWord Clarion Reviews
"Preschool through early elementary aged children will enjoy learning about manatees thanks to Thayer's combination of enticing storyline and fun facts, not to mention Gallegos' excellent pictures." - The Children's Book Review (www.thechildrensbookreview.com)
"A thoughtful and entertaining introduction to manatees for young children that effortlessly mixes fact and fiction. These gentle and mysterious creatures have found effective advocates with the launch of this talented author and illustrator team." - BlueInk Review
"A swimmingly fun, educational trip sure to be enjoyed by young friends of the manatee." -Kirkus Reviews
Kobee Manatee, Heading Home to Florida
Kobee Manatee takes a rare summertime trip from Florida all the all the way up to Cape Cod, Massachusetts. But he needs to get home before winter sets in or he'll die from the cold. Kobee meets two new friends along the way; Tess the seahorse and Pablo the hermit crab.
Will their twelve hundred mile journey south be a safe one with so many unforeseen obstacles ahead? This beautifully illustrated children's informational picture book about the rare and threatened manatee is for parents, grandparents, children, teachers, and librarians who want a captivating adventure that can be enjoyed again and again. To get your book in Kobee's eStore, click here.
You'll enjoy Kobee's wild trip as you effortlessly learn about manatees with Kobee's Fun Facts on every page!
Kobee's adventures continue in Book II! He and his friends encounter wild weather on their journey to the Bahamas...don't miss the fun as they surprise Kobee's sister Kim, and visit exciting sea worlds along the way! You'll have loads of laughs and learn neat weather stuff withKobee's Fun Facts!
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