Wee Kelpy's Forest (Hardcover)

Wee Kelpy's Forest By Kathy Wanchek, Joseph Mead (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Kathy Wanchek, Joseph Mead (Illustrator)
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Dive into the deep blue sea to experience the wonder of how a ​​formerly barren patch of ocean can become a marvelous ecosystem-all starting with one tiny spore.

When Wee Kelpy, a single spore of kelp, anchors to a lone rock, a beautifully vibrant circle of life begins. As the kelp grows day and night, other spores also start to grow. Animals come to the budding Brown Kelp Forest to eat, play, hide, and swim among the constantly growing fronds. First, only invertebrates inhabit the bottom. Soon enough, fish appear and marine mammals arrive to play. Even a mama otter and whales enter the once empty neighborhood.

Wee Kelpy's Forest not only serves as an entertaining tale but as an educational tool. Young listeners will learn about the wonders of marine life as the story is read to them, while older children can independently explore the book's pages. The narrative offers a delightful blend of scientific knowledge and imaginative storytelling, making it accessible to a broad range of readers. Some may even be inspired to delve deeper into marine biology or environmental science, fostering a desire to protect our precious oceans and its inhabitants.

The book's tone carries a sense of wonder and awe, revealing that the ocean is far from static. It emphasizes the importance of understanding and caring for our world, instilling hope for a brighter future.

Wee Kelpy's Forest invites children to embrace knowledge, empathy, and a sense of responsibility for the natural world that surrounds them.

Product Details
ISBN: 9798822920859
Publisher: Palmetto Publishing
Publication Date: January 4th, 2024
Pages: 28
Language: English