Wilbur the Lost Whale, a children’s marine conservation picture book, tells a tale of destruction in the ocean at the hands of the humans, followed by a happy ending when Wilbur finds his family in a new protected conservation area, and Wilbur learns that humans are not all bad. An endearing story as Wilbur searches for his family through all his old favourite places which are nearly destroyed by careless humans. Wilbur is relieved when he finally finds his family in a safe place and learns that there is hope.
WRITTEN AND ILLUSTRATED BY ALEXANDRA ASPINALL
Sample Text from Wilbur the Lost Whale ( free marine conservation picture book )
There once lived a whale called Wilbur. Although he was ENORMOUS, Wilbur felt so small in the deep blue sea, because he was lost and all alone.
When he was a baby whale, Wilbur travelled the entire ocean with his mother. They’d travel from warm, tropical waters to the icy cold depths of Antarctica to meet their family. The oceans were bursting with life!
“I have to find my family,” thought Wilbur. “Maybe one of my friends on the coral reef knows where they are!”
Coral reefs are bustling underwater cities, full of permanent residents like butterfly fish, and visitors like rays.
Every fish on the reef has its own specific job which helps the community to thrive!
When Wilbur was young he used to love playing with all his friends on the reef.
He’d play fin-chase with feisty trigger fish…
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Did I like it? Yeessss!!!!! I loved it
This was a good book of hope for the sea.
I’m actually 13 y.o but if i read this, amazing. It show us that we’ve to care about the animals especially in the sea. Love this book very much 💙
i liked the book. It showed all kinds of animals and talked about how some humans care about marine life.
Loved the beautiful illustrations and the important message.