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Sam is called a sea cow because that's what he looks like - a big cow grazing in the ocean. Another name for Sam is manatee. In this book we meet Sam when he is just hours old and leave him when he is ready to mate. In between is a great deal of information about manatees mixed in with a big adventure for Sam.
An exciting, fact-filled book gorgeously illustrated in full color.
Follows the adventures of a manatee, or sea cow, from birth till after he leaves his mother.
Number of Pages: 47
Genre: Juvenile Fiction
Sub-Genre: Animals / Marine Life
Publisher: Walker & Co
Age Range: 4-8 years
Author: Francine Jacobs
Street Date: May 1, 1992
Item Number (DPCI): 248-23-7483