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The Day The Ocean Disappeared

SKU: 9780888545183

CA$14.99 CA$13.49 Member Price

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What happens when a blue whale is afraid of the giant ocean it swims in? The Day the Ocean Disappeared follows a young whale on a journey of self discovery as she accidentally ends up at the ROM. Through her visit, she learns about her history and why she is special.

In the winter of 2014, two blue whales washed ashore on the west coast of Newfoundland in the middle of the small communities of Trout River and Rocky Harbour. This tragedy turned into an unprecedented opportunity for the ROM to salvage the specimens for research and educational display purposes. Inspired by this true story, the same creative team behind the success Burton & Isabelle publication have reunited for The Day the Ocean Disappeared.

This children's book is an entertaining and adventurous tale aimed to teach its young audience about the importance of blue whales while highlighting environmental issues such as species endangerment. Imaginative storytelling is enhanced by a separate section of scientific facts about blue whales, as well as the story of the ROM's blue whales, told by ROM curators.

By Denise Dias
Illustrator: Tara Winterhalt
Hardcover: 32 pages
Publisher: ROM 2017
Dimensions: 9" x 10"