This colorfully illustrated book tells the story of a baby Blue Whale, who longs to be included among the other creatures of the ocean, but is shunned because he is 'different.' The fish make fun of his size and won't let him join in their games. However, when danger lurks in the form of a predatory shark, the fish learn an important lesson about accepting and embracing each other's differences while Baby Blue realizes it's okay not to be like everyone else. Early readerages 5-8.
K.I. Al-Ghani is a special education needs teacher and author of many children's book relating to autism and Asperger's Syndrome. Haitham Al-Ghani, who has autism, is an author, award-winning cartoon animator, and illustrator.