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Friday, February 24, 2017

Honey Girl: the Hawaiian Monk Seal Blog Tour

The Honey Girl: The Hawaiian Monk Seal Blog Tour is hosted by The Children's Book Review and sponsored by author Jeanne Walker Harvey...

Honey Girl: the Hawaiian Monk Seal
Illustrated by Shennen Bersani
Hawaiian locals and visitors always enjoy spotting endangered Hawaiian monk seals, but Honey Girl is an extra special case. She has raised seven pups, and scientists call her Super Mom. After Honey Girl is injured by a fishhook, she gets very sick. Scientists and veterinarians work to save Honey Girl until she can be released back to her beach. This true story will have readers captivated to learn more about this endangered species.
Ages 5-8 | Publisher: Arbordale Publishing | February 10, 2017 | ISBN-13: 978-1628559224
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Jeanne Walker Harvey's non-fiction picture book, Honey Girl: The Hawaiian Monk Seal, is a sweet and heartwarming tale about one special monk seal that will intrigue and inspire young readers. Through straight forward and child friendly text, Jeanne Walker Harvey tells Honey Girl's unforgettable story.

Combining interesting facts about monk seals with Honey Girl's harrowing and remarkable journey, and information about conservation and the world of caring for endangered species, this book not only entertains, but really educates. After hearing Honey Girl's tale, young readers will be encouraged to explore more about endangered species and conservation.

Shennen Bersani's illustrations are gorgeously bright, bursting with all the wonderful colors of Hawaii. Bersani really brings Honey Girl and her world to life!

I really enjoyed Honey Girl: The Hawaiian Monk Seal and will never forget all it taught me. 

Jeanne Walker Harvey is the author of several award-winning books, including Astro: The Steller Sea Lion and My Hands Sing the Blues: Romare Bearden’s Childhood Journey. She’s been a language arts teacher and currently gives school tours at a local museum. Jeanne lives near the Golden Gate Bridge in California and walks by the bay every day looking for sea lions. She writes with her gray tabby cat sitting on the desk next to her.

To Celebrate The Release Of Honey Girl: The Hawaiian Monk Seal, Enter To Win A 2 Book Autographed Prize Pack From Award-Winning Author Jeanne Walker Harvey, Plus 2 Plush Animals.
One (1) grand prize winner receives:
  • A copy of Honey Girl: The Hawaiian Monk Seal, autographed by Jeanne Walker Harvey
  • A copy of Astro: The Steller Sea Lion, autographed by Jeanne Walker Harvey
  • Two (2) plush toy animals
Age Range: 5-8
Hardcover: 32 pages
Giveaway begins February 22, 2017, at 12:01 A.M. MT and ends March 22, 2017, at 11:59 P.M. MT.
Giveaway open to US addresses only.
Prizes and samples provided by Jeanne Walker Harvey.
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Jeanne Walker Harvey said...

Thanks so much for the lovely review. I'm touched by the "sweet and heartwarming tale" comment. And I'm pleased that you think that "after hearing Honey Girl's tale, young readers will be encouraged to explore more about endangered species and conservation." That's exactly what I hope!

Sayomay said...

I am currently in Beijing, China teaching kids of all ages English. I will be coming home soon but I will definitely come back to China. I know the kids I teach would love to read this storybook!