BOOK NAME: THE LITTLE YELLOW DIGGER SAVES THE WHALE
AUTHOR: BETTY GILDERDALE
ILLUSTRATOR: ALLAN GILDERDALE
AGE RECOMMENDED: 2+
A beautiful sunny day and two whales were leaping in the sea. Suddenly a tide came and left the little whale on the shore. With a worried mother whale in the bay and the message was soon sent to the yellow digger. The digger and people from the beach were helping the whale cool off and building a channel around him. With much struggle between the rocks, the digger started digging and the children started to dig using their shovels. Do you think the little whale will be back to its mother?
A simple old story for a toddler who is in love with a digger.
The illustrations are simple and a great story to teach.
- Helping people or animals in trouble
- Unit study about a whale.
- What is a tide?
- What is a channel?
- Why did they build a channel around the whale?
- Why did they pour water over the whale?
I love such informative books which act in both the fiction and nonfiction genres. The lines are simple and the story is perfect for role-play.
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