A Pod of Orcas

A Pod of Orcas

A Pod of Orcas by Sheryl McFarlane

  • A Pod of Orcas
  • {A Seaside Counting Book}
  • Written by Sheryl McFarlane
  • Illustrations by Kirsti Anne Wakelin
  • Ages: 3-5
  • Picturebook
  • 9 x 9.5, 24 pages
  • ISBN: 1-55041-681-2

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Excerpt from A Pod of Orcas

Five fearless pirates risk a leaky ride.
Six sturdy castles battle with the tide.

Awards and Honours

  • Canadian Children’s Book Centre ‘Outstanding Book’
  • Short-listed for the Chocolate Lily Book Award

Author’s Inspiration

From the author…

I remember taking my children to the beach when they were small. They counted everything in sight, from seals to seagull. Counting is infectious. Even the adults jump up and count whales when a pod of Orcas appear!


Published by Fitzhenry & Whiteside: Toronto, 2002.

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