Sabby the Sea Otter

A thrilling true story of a young sea otter pup’s adventure and triumph!

Sabby the Sea Otter is just a young pup, but his mom is teaching him everything about how to be a sea otter – how to dive underwater, how to find food in the ocean, and how to stay safe in a world full of danger. Sabby wants to know everything about the bay he and his mom live in. But one day Sabby’s curiosity gets him in trouble when a rushing tide traps him in a human-made hazard, a great big pipe filled with water. Now Sabby needs to learn how to survive on his own, while his mom fights every obstacle to find him.

Young readers will be thrilled with this true story of a how a real-life sea otter pup and his mom were reunited, while learning fun sea otter facts and an important lesson about how human activity affects wildlife. Illustrated with color photos of real sea otters, Sabby the Sea Otter: A Pup’s True Adventure and Triumph is a fun introduction to the ocean and the creatures who live there.


About the Author: Kim Steinhardt is an environmental writer and marine wildlife photographer who has been recognized as a “keen observer and a wonderful storyteller.” He interprets the natural world for all ages and audiences, and has been an adviser and photo contributor to National Geographic’s Explore My World series for children. He is co-author of The Edge: The Pressured Past and Precarious Future of California’s Coast.



Age Range: 5 – 9 years

Grade Level: Kindergarten – 4

Hardcover: 32 pages, 44 full color photos

List Price: $17.95

Publisher: Craven Street Books (March 1, 2020)

Product Dimensions: 9 x 9 inches