Elizabeth, Queen of the Seas

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By Lynne Cox
Publisher Schwartz & Wade
Elizabeth, Queen of the Seas
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Worldrenowned swimmer and bestselling author Lynne Cox and Caldecott Medalwinning illustrator Brian Floca team up to bring us this inspiring story of an elephant seal who knew exactly where she belonged. Here is the incredible story of Elizabeth, a reallife elephant seal who made her home in the Avon River in the city of Christchurch, New Zealand. When Elizabeth decides to stretch out across a twolane road, the citizens worry she might get hurt or cause traffic accidents, so a group of volunteers tows her out to sea. But Elizabeth swims all the way back to Christchurch. The volunteers catch her again and againeach time towing her farther, even hundreds of miles awaybut, still, Elizabeth finds her way back home. Includes back matter with information about elephant seals.

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1224 words1,224 words
48 pages48 pages
Lexile AD790LLexile AD790L
Grade P to 3Grade P to 3
Age 4-8Age 4-8
Published 2014Published 2014

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Book ISBN:

0375858881

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