|Posted by reneesherkness on August 5, 2016 at 10:50 AM|
Below is an excerpt from the children's book: "WINSTON THE WHALE AND THE BLANKET OF DARKNESS". Available on amazon.com Great for summer lessons..
Winston The Whale And The Blanket Of Darkness, a children's book on ocean conservation, tells the story of Winston The Humpback Whale and his albatross friend, Lea-Le and the perils they faces from oil spills and pollution in their home, the ocean. A wonderful additional resource for summer lesson plans on ocean conservation and the effects of pollution for any family or educational program.
This book, as with all my books from my NURTURING NATURE COLLECTION, contain informative websites, glossary, and resources for further discussion and extended lesson planning information on the stories subject matter to educate and help our environment and create a healthier “world” and a healthier “us”. available on amazon.com and on my website: http://reneesherkness.webs.com/
EXCERPT FROM WINSTON...
"Winston began to swim back to the place he had left Lea-Le, as fast as he could. From a distance, Winston could see a large ship with broken tanks spilling the “blanket of darkness” from its side. He knew if he couldn’t get to Lea-Le in time she would be covered by the oily, slimy mess. He had to save Lea-Le! When he reached the rocks where Lea-Le had been, he saw her and the other sea birds in the water, frantically trying to free themselves from the thick film surrounding them. Winston wanted to cry when he saw all the birds trapped and unable to fly. He had to find a way to help them. Winston thought for a moment and then came up with a plan".......