Setting the contextAsk the children to think of any questionsthey have about whales. List these on theboard for future reference.Introducing the bookWe are going to read a factual book aboutwhales. What sort of information do youthink will be in the book?Front coverShow the front cover to the children.Are these animals all whales? What is thesame about the three animals? Whatdifferences can you see?Title pageThis book is written by Hannah Reed. Whatsort of things did she need to know to writethis book? How could she have found outinformation for the book?