A whale of a book: Big Whales, Small World by Mark Leiren-Young

Rating: 5 out of 5.
  • Big Whales, Small World by Mark Leiren-Young
  • Grade Level: Preschool – Kindergarten
  • Page Count: 24 pages
  • Type of book: Board Book
  • Publisher: Orca Book Publishers
  • Pub Date: April 14, 2020

What I Loved: The full page photos of the different types of whales were beautiful. I loved that they were real photos, not cartoons.

How I Felt: This is a perfect board book for a young child. There are very few words on each page, which will keep a young listener’s attention. Each whale has a sentence providing a fun fact about each whale. I learned a thing or two, so I’m sure a child will be fascinated with the information!

To Read or Not To Read: This book is perfect for preschool age children. I think a kindergarten – first grader would enjoy it as well, just because the photos and information were so fun!

Each page of the board book, Big Whales, Small World features a different type of whale. It includes one interesting fact about each type of whale, which would be a good starting point for a conversation with a child. This is a perfect board book for preschool age children.

Big Whales, Small World by Mark Leiren-Young publishes on April 14, 2020.

I received a copy of this advanced reader’s copy from NetGalley for free. I am leaving my honest review voluntarily.

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