Honey Girl: The Hawaiian Monk Seal Review and Blog Tour12:32 PM
We are happy to our review of this book as part of a blog tour sponsored by The Children’s Book Review and Jeanne Walker Harvey.
Have you ever been to Hawaii? I haven't, but I hear that it is beautiful. Part of what makes it such a breathtaking and unique place to visit is the wildlife. Hawaiian locals and visitors have been enjoying the endangered Hawaiian monk seals for years. But the new book Honey Girl: the Hawaiian Monk Seal is about one very special seal -- Honey Girl! This seal has raised seven pups, and scientists have called her "Super Mom!" As a mom with 6 kids of her own, I can relate to how extraordinary such a task is!
The true story takes a turn, however, as Honey Girl becomes injured by a fishhook and becomes very ill. Through the teamwork and love of scientists and vets, she is nursed back to health and released to the wild to continue on her amazing journey!
This true story has so many elements that families will enjoy, including learning about the endangered Hawaiian monk seal, understanding how important it is to keep our natural surroundings clean and free from dangers to wildlife, and how we can have a big impact on our world! It is written for kids ages 5-8, but anyone will love the story!
Here's a trailer for the book that shares a bit more:
Here's more about the author:
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. Learn more about her at her website and on Twitter.
You can purchase the book at Barnes and Noble, Amazon, and Indiebound.
Wanna win? 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! Here are the prizes:
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
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