LEXILE Measure: 610L Kobee takes a rare summertime trip from Florida all the way up to New England, but has to get back home before winter or he'll die from the cold. On his twelve-hundred-mile journey south, he meets two new friends and faces several unforeseen obstacles. You'll also discover fun facts on the habitat and behavior of the West Indian Manatee. To learn more, click here.
"A thoughtful and entertaining introduction to manatees for young children that effortlessly mixes fact and fiction. These gentle and mysterious creatures have found effective advocates with the launch of this talented author and illustrator team." - BlueInk Review
"This vibrantly illustrated and amusing adventure will make learning about weather feel incidental." - ForeWord Clarion Reviews
But wait ... Kobee becomes trapped deep inside the ship! Can he be saved in enough time?
You won't want to miss the excitement, friendship, and fascinating facts about some very popular tropical fish around the remarkable coral reefs they call home!
“Children will be drawn to the colors and images, and amused by the story of Kobee and his friends. Far more significantly, they will learn some important information that may help them to appreciate the ocean, and the beauty and diversity of the world beneath the water’s surface.” – Foreword Clarion Reviews
“We are happy to award deserving books like Kobee Manatee®: Shipwreck Sea Friends. Our panel of judges really felt this special book merited a place on our list of the best in family-friendly products that parents and educators can feel confident in using.” – Dawn Matheson, CEO, Mom’s Choice Awards
A Caribbean adventure loaded with fun, surprises, and facts about climate change, and plastic pollution in our oceans.
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