Illustrated non-fiction picture book- an orphaned baby sea otter is rescued and grows to be the oldest male sea otter on record.
A baby sea otter named Adaa is found orphaned on a bush pilot's runway in remote Port Heiden, Alaska. His chances of survival are low, but through a chain of kindness and a remarkable rescue, he will live to be the oldest male sea otter on record.
Wildlife Response and Rescue
Travel with Adaa through this beautifully illustrated true story of wildlife rescue. Readers will learn about the complex work that goes into rescuing and caring for sea otters at the Alaska SeaLife Center, and what happens when sea otters are no longer able to return to the wild.
Themes of kindness and found-family- through kindness comes trust
While Adaa is unable to return to the wild, he becomes an ambassador of his species at the Seattle Aquarium with the resident family of otters.
A delightful and educational story. Children will learn:
- What to do when encountering a wild marine animal in need of care.
- Fun facts about sea otters.
- What wildlife responders do at the Alaska SeaLife Center
- How sea otters are cared for in aquariums and zoos, such as the Seattle Aquarium
- Further reading and educational resources about sea otters
- A map illustrating Adaa's journey from Alaska to Seattle
- A list of zoos and aquariums working with sea otters
Author: Rachel J. E. Sprague
Publisher: Fathom Pub. Co.
Binding Type: Hardcover
Size: 8.00h x 8.00w x 0.25d