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Resources for Whale Storytime


Children’s books

J Fiction

J F Par A Whale of the Wild by Rosanne Parry



J 577.7 Whale Fall: Exploring an Ocean-Floor Ecosystem by Melissa Stewart, and illustrated by Rob Dunlavey

J 590 Rig (Amazing Animals) Whales by Kate Riggs

J 599.5 A Book About Whales by Andria Antinori

J 599.5 Col (Wild Marine Animals) Whales by Melissa and Brandon Cole

J 599.5 Kra The North Atlantic Right Whale: Disappearing Giants by Scott Kraus, Marilyn Marx, Heather Pettis, Amy Knowlton, and Ken Mallow

J 599.5 Ort The Secret Life of Whales by Rena Ortega 

J 599.5 (National Geographic Kids) Whales by Jennifer Szymanski

Picture Books

Pic Bar Billy Twitters and his Blue Whale Problem by Mac  Barnett, Illustrated by Adam Rex

Pic Mag Breathe by Scott Magoon

Pic Mur The Whale by Ethan Murrow and Vita Murrow

Pic Pin Peggony-Po: A Whale of a Tale by Andrea Davis Pinkney and Brian Pinkney

Pic Ryd Winter Whale by Joanne Ryder, illustrated by Michael Rothman

Pic Sla  The Antlered Ship by Dashka Slater, illustrated by The Fan Brothers (Terry & Eric Fan)

Pic Van Down to the Sea with Mr. Magee by Chris Van Dusen

Craft Books

J 736.9 Har Origami Explosion by Christopher Harbo p.12 & 13

J 745.5 Cha Low-Mess Crafts for Kids: 72 Projects to Create Your Own Magical Worlds by Debbie Chapman p. 44 & 45



J DVD The Best of Big Blue Live (PBS)

Website resources

BarHarbor Whale Watch

Baby Beluga with real whales ( a pug at the end) and Raffi Singing Baby Beluga

Baby Beluga by Raffi

Whale song from jbrary

Orca song from jbrary

New England Aquarium, North Atlantic Right Whales

Uncovering Whale Superhighways in the Southern Ocean

World Ocean Observatory, Whales in Captivity