Elizabeth, Queen of the Seas

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Elizabeth, Queen of the Seas

by Lynne Cox

Illustrations by Brian Floca

First Release:

September 2014

ISBN: 9780375958885

Elizabeth, an elephant seal, lived in a river in a New Zealand city. When volunteers relocated her to her faraway natural habitat, she kept swimming back. Based on a true story. Author’s note. Facts about southern elephant seals. Photography of the “real Elizabeth, Queen of the Seas.” Full-color illustrations rendered in pen-and-ink and watercolor.

  • ISBN: 9780375958885
    Format: Print Book
    Edition: Library edition
    Publisher: Schwartz & Wade
    Page Count: 48
    Dewey Classification: 599.79/409
    Accelerated Reader: Level: 4.5, Points: 0.5
    Awards & Honors: SLJ Best Books 2014, Picture Books; Booklist 2014 Top 10 Books for Youth, Science & Health; Irma Black Award, 2015 Finalist
    Genre: Nonfic
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