Academic journal article New England Reading Association Journal

Killer Whales

Academic journal article New England Reading Association Journal

Killer Whales

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SIMON, SEYMOUR. (2O02). Killer Whales. New York: SeaStar Books. ISBN: 1587171422. Reviewed by Patrick Magnant, Grade 4

Killer Whales is an informative, interesting and exciting book! I really liked reading about killer whales and lots of the information surprised me. I thought it was funny when I read the book because I thought I knew a lot about whales but I learned so much more. For instance, I learned that killer whales hunt in pods of about 50 whales. They all get in a straight line and then swim right to the prey. Then, they start to cat!

The book is not too hard to read. It has great pictures that are real photographs. Some of the photos are taken underwater in the wild and some other ones are taken at places like marine animal parks where the whales are doing tricks. At the end of the book, there are also 4 killer whale trading cards. …

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