Kobee Manatee: Heading Home to Florida

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Thompson Mill Press
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11.1 X 8.6 X 0.4 inches | 1.15 pounds

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About the Author

Robert Scott Thayer is an award-winning recording artist in the pop, jazz, and children's genres and a member of the Save the Manatee Club in Maitland, Florida. He is the author of Kobee Manatee: A Wild Weather Adventure. He lives in Newtown, Pennsylvania. Lauren Gallegos is a children's book illustrator who enjoys hiking and the beauty of nature. She is the illustrator of Vulture Verses: Love Poems for the Unloved. She lives in Brea, California.


"A swimmingly fun, educational trip sure to be enjoyed by young friends of the manatee." --Kirkus Reviews
"This luxuriously illustrated, infectiously charming story makes us want to save the manatee and have a plush version to hug." --Foreword Clarion Reviews
"Children can learn a great deal about manatees and their habitat by reading about Kobee and his friends and their traveling adventure." --Dr. Katie Tripp, director, Science and Conservation Save the Manatee Club
"Preschool through early elementary aged children will enjoy learning about Manatees thanks to Thayer's combination of enticing storyline and fun facts, not to mention Gallegos's excellent pictures." --The Children's Book Review
"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