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Astro: The Stellar Sea Lion


May 29, 2012

Written by Jeanne Walker Harvey and Illustrated by Shennen Bersani

By: Sylvan Dell Publishing/Denise A. Bloomfield
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Sylvan Dell Publishing
Swim Along With Astro....

 Astro is a stellar Steller sea lion! When only a few days old, Astro is found orphaned on an island off the coast of California. The Marine Mammal center in Sausalito, California helps raise and care for him while he grows up. When big enough, his friends at the Marine Mammal Care Center attempt to release him back into the wild where he needs to be, but Astro has other plans. Just like a lost dog finding his way home, Astro keeps swimming back towards the Center, crossing miles of open ocean water to do so. After several attempts, people realize that Astro is too accustomed to humans and will just keep coming back. Based on real events, this children's book will take readers on an exciting journey through some of Asttro's travels that have now taken him across the U.S. to his current home at the Mystic Aquarium in Connecticut. This is an amazing an educational story! We received this book from our friends at Sylvan Dell Publishing and my 8 year-old son loved it! It is great for ages 4-9. 

 Would you like to win this amazing book? Our friends at Sylvan Dell Publishing have teamed up with us for a giveaway! One subscriber can win the book! Simply leave us a comment below telling us what you are looking forward to this summer! Deadline to enter is May 30th, 2012. One winner will be randomly selected from all entries.

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1) Jacqueline Warstadt said:
I am looking forward to going to Catalina Island with my 8 year old son.
2 years, 4 months ago
2) K said:
Looking forward to spending more time outside :)
2 years, 4 months ago