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Animal Planet All-Star Readers: I Am Fungie the Dolphin Level 2

Published by Silver Dolphin Books
Distributed by Simon & Schuster

About The Book

Animal Planet All-Star Readers: I Am Fungie the Dolphin Level 2 tells the remarkable true story of a beloved dolphin that lived in an Irish harbor for decades!

Dolphins usually live and interact with other dolphins, but one dolphin—affectionately named Fungie by locals—lived by himself in a harbor in the town of Dingle, Ireland, for more than 30 years. Fungie’s life story is told from his point of view in Animal Planet All-Star Readers: I Am Fungie the Dolphin, a Level 2 reader full of photographs and including a glossary. Dolphin-loving kids will eagerly plunge into this unique story that will also help them build their literacy skills.

About The Author

Brenda Scott Royce is a lifelong lover of beasts and books—and whenever possible her work combines the two. She’s served as editor of Zoo View, the award-winning magazine of the Los Angeles Zoo, for more than a decade. Her children’s books include two titles in the ASPCA’s Pet Rescue Club series— Champion’s New Shoes and Bailey the Wonder Dog. Her award-winning comedic novels Monkey Love and Monkey Star chronicle the misadventures of Holly Heckerling, a stand-up comedienne who befriends a monkey while juggling career and romantic entanglements. Brenda likes to say that she majored in monkeys in college (she earned a bachelor’s degree in primatology and anthropology from California State University, Fullerton) and that some of her best friends are chimpanzees (she worked as a chimp keeper at a wildlife sanctuary). She lives in Glendora, California.

Product Details

  • Publisher: Silver Dolphin Books (July 27, 2021)
  • Length: 32 pages
  • ISBN13: 9781645177456
  • Grades: 1 - 3
  • Ages: 6 - 8

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