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Baby Honu Saves the Day, By Tammy Yee
Baby Honu Saves the Day
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Baby Honu is a tiny green sea turtle. What can he do to rescue a beached dolphin? Follow Baby Honu as he persuades a moray eel, a porcupinefish, a shark and even a humpback whale to help him in his quest. Young children learn that even the smallest efforts can cascade into meaningful consequences.  A helpful glossary teaches young children about Hawaiian marine life. Review~ "I think this sequel to 'Baby Honu's Incredible Journey' is her best work to date...Yee's well-structured plot skillfully integrates repetition at every turn, culminating in a fittingly predictable, satisfying ending. Yee also has a great knack for humanizing her colorful images of marine life."-From The Honolulu Advertiser, March 4, 2000Featured in "Picks of the Week," Hawaii Tribune-Herald, January 21, 2000.    
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Baby Honu is a tiny green sea turtle. What can he do to rescue a beached dolphin? Follow Baby Honu as he persuades a moray eel, a porcupinefish, a shark and even a humpback whale to help him in his quest. Young children learn that even the smallest efforts can cascade into meaningful consequences.

 A helpful glossary teaches young children about Hawaiian marine life.

Review~ "I think this sequel to 'Baby Honu's Incredible Journey' is her best work to date...Yee's well-structured plot skillfully integrates repetition at every turn, culminating in a fittingly predictable, satisfying ending. Yee also has a great knack for humanizing her colorful images of marine life."-From The Honolulu Advertiser, March 4, 2000Featured in "Picks of the Week," Hawaii Tribune-Herald, January 21, 2000.  

 

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Published Reviews

Mar.30.2009

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Mar.30.2009

"The author tells the story in a very memorable and sensitive way. The use of warm watercolors enhances the story and the feelings of Kimo at both losses. A wonderful book to have in any collection -...