Resource Details

NSSBB #: 1003413
ISBN: 9781771084147
Title: A harbour seal in Halifax
Supplier: Nimbus Publishing Ltd.
Published: 2016
Price: $16.07
Language: English
Origin: AC - Atl. Can.
Notes: "One snowy night in downtown Halifax, Nova Scotia, a strange figure peeks out from behind a parked car. A woman screams! So begins a lost harbour seal's adventure through the steep streets of the sleepy winter city. Soon, Constable and Officer are on the case, and if they work together they just might be able to help the harbour seal find his way back home. Celebrated children's author and illustrator Doretta Groenendyk brings the true story of Halifax's famous winter 2015 flip-slippery visitor to life with colourful paintings and simple text. A Harbour Seal in Halifax is destined to become a local family favourite."

Simple sentences tell this fictional story based on a true incident- the rescue of a harbour seal by two police officers in Halifax. Colourful, muted like cartoon illustrations accompany the text.
A harbour seal in Halifax - Doretta Groenendyk
Resource Type: Student resource
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English Language Arts/English Language Arts/English Language Arts 2 2 Fiction 1:C 09/11/2018