This astonishing evocation in verse and pictures of whales, dolphins, the ocean, the earth, and the universe invites all readers to share in a celebration of the whale and be touched by a call for compassion for these creatures and for the "civilization built on the back of the whale". Full-color and black-and-white photographs.
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