Explore with me the Salish Sea by Nancy Oline Klimp, Jared Noury (Illustrator)
What bird flies at 75 miles an hour and cruises 10,000 feet up in the sky? What ferry fleet is the largest in America? What scene is to be seen in a ravine? And just what is the purpose of a porpoise, anyway?
The answers in Explore Me at the Salish Sea will surprise and delight children and adults alike in this stunningly illustrated picture book about the Salish Sea, one of the world's most biologically diverse waterways in America's Pacific Northwest corner. Its lovely, read-aloud poems and jewel-tone artwork invite readers young and old to discover the abundant animals, profuse plants, robust weather, lush lands, fascinating forests, and wonderful waters in and around the Salish Sea.
A map, glossary of terms, and educational notes on each subject help kids build vocabulary, learn more about this region's rich environment and history, and deeply connect with the natural world. This beautiful book is an ideal companion to Meet Me at the Salish Sea.