Man’s fascination with dolphins is legendary. It has long been a goal to connect and communicate with dolphins and Wayne Grover has a wonderful adventure series based on true accounts of his dives off the coast of Florida provides young readers with a way to experience that connection through his writing.
Grover a naturalist with a military background and many varied accomplishments writes first hand accounts of his dealings with dolphins. In the first of three books he finds and young injured dolphin and attempts to help it and return it to its family.
Jim Fowler’s shimmering black and white illustrations are captivating and capture the movement of the dolphins and the water. They are the perfect combination with Grover’s straightforward language to lure young readers into their wet and wild tales.
Dolphin Adventure is followed by Dolphin Freedom and Dolphin Treasure. They are wonderful as read alouds or as young readers.