Pelorus Jack — Follow the Dolphin

Valerie Taylor is looking forward to her seventh birthday for many reasons. Most of all, she is excited that she will finally be old enough to join her father, a ship captain, on a voyage between New Zealand and Australia. All is well until debris from a recent storm makes navigation through the Cook Strait impossible. Miraculously, a dolphin shows up and guides the ship safely through the challenging waters.

  • Animals in Australia
  • Teamwork
  • Basics of an Economy

Splash Read stories historical fiction short stories for kids. The stories are based on real events and intended to facilitate a discussion between parent and child or teacher and student. Each story teaches a lesson from the past and encourages critical thinking and problem-solving.

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