Elizabeth, Queen of the Seas by Lynne Cox

Elizabeth, Queen of the Seas

by Lynne Cox


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World-renowned swimmer and bestselling author Lynne Cox and Caldecott Medal-winning illustrator Brian Floca team up to bring us this inspiring story of an elephant seal who knew exactly where she belonged. Here is the incredible story of Elizabeth, a real-life elephant seal who made her home in the Avon River in the city of Christchurch, New Zealand. When Elizabeth decides to stretch out across a two-lane road, the citizens worry she might get hurt or cause traffic accidents, so a group of volunteers tows her out to sea. But Elizabeth swims all the way back to Christchurch. The volunteers catch her again and again--each time towing her farther, even hundreds of miles away--but, still, Elizabeth finds her way back home. Includes back matter with information about elephant seals.

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Weight: 1.05 lbs

ISBN-10: 0375858881

ISBN-13: 9780375858888

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