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The Gentle Giants (Step into Reading)

Joyce Milton


List Price: 4.99*
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Illus. in full color. "Milton understands what kids like about whales, and packs a considerable amount of information into the book. This easy-reader leaps with appeal."--Bulletin, Center for Children's Books.  

Random House Books for Young Readers, 9780394898094, 48pp.

Publication Date: April 1, 1989

About the Author

Joyce Milton was the author of dozens of nonfiction books for children, including Gorillas: Gentle Giants of the Forest; Wild, Wild Wolves; Whales: The Gentle Giants; and many more early readers. She was a former librarian and lived for many decades in Brooklyn, NY pursuing her writing career. She passed away in 2008.