Reading Rainbow: Humphrey the Lost Whale (1989)

Genres - Children's/Family, Language & Literature  |   Sub-Genres - Children's Educational, Children's Entertainment, Literary Studies  |   Run Time - 30 min.  |   Countries - USA  |  
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In this story of an actual occurrence, Humphrey, a humpback whale, becomes disoriented and winds up stranded in a small body of water. With the help of some human friends, including scientists, he finds his way back to the safety of the sea. Reading Rainbow: Humphrey the Lost Whale: A True Story features the book by Wendy Tokuda and Richard Hall, and also offers scenes of the whale rescue. LeVar Burton goes whale-watching with a naturalist, and presents a filmed sequence of the rescue of three pilot whales.



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