Little Blue, a baby blue whale, learns about life from his mother. Then one day, she leaves him to fend for himself in the Arctic Ocean. Little Blue journeys south, braving killer whale attacks, to the summer breeding grounds.
Illustrated by Giuliano Ferri
Genre: Realistic animal story
Strand 7: Give some reasons why things happen or characters change.
Strand 9: Sustain form in narrative, including use of person and time (e.g. continuing the story).