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A first look at whales

by Millicent E. Selsam

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Published by Scholastic Book Services in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Whales.

  • About the Edition

    An introduction in simple text and illustrations to the physical characteristics and habits of the various species of whales.

    Edition Notes

    Statementby Millicent E. Selsam and Joyce Hunt ; illustrated by Harriett Springer
    SeriesA First look at series
    ContributionsHunt, Joyce
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQL737.C4 S44 1980
    The Physical Object
    Pagination32 p. :
    Number of Pages32
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24207166M
    OCLC/WorldCa12401156

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I first recieved this book for X-mas in the early 80's. I was 10 and in love with whales (I still am). Great book with many details of all the species. The paintings/illustrations are very good, although may be out of date in portraying the true profile of by: A First Look at Whales by Joyce Hunt; Millicent E.

Selsam X-library. Condition is Acceptable. Hardcover with jacket and Mylar cover. Some wear to mar cover. Usual library markings and pocket. Pages clean with only light soiling at front.

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