Writer: Ron Hirschi
Illustrator: Evon Zerbetz
Hardcover: Out of Print
Published by Island Heritage Press, 2001
32 pages in full color with a hard wraparound cover, magnetic closure and 12 pull out postcards
Whalemail follows the group of humpback whales that travel between Alaska and Hawaii. A research crew follows the whales’ path sending news of their fictional journey on picture postcards. The postcards pull out of whale tail envelopes. The pages of the book follow the whales in nonfiction text. It’s a fun blend of fact, fiction and fishin’ in full color!
Original linocut artwork from Whalemail is available in small editions!
About the Author.
Ron Hirschi is a biologist who lives on a small island in western Washington. He has written over 50
children's books. His books have been listed as Best Science Trade Books of the year, and won the John Burroughs Nature Book among other awards. Several of his books have been featured on Reading Rainbow.