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Parrotfish is startled by a strong current sweeping through the reef, when suddenly Eagle Ray appears overhead to warn Parrotfish and his neighbors that a storm is coming and to take cover. Once the storm finally passes, Parrotfish is surprised at how much their reef has changed. It's up to him and his neighbors to restore their coral reef to its former state, and to help a neighboring reef that is struggling to recover. The involvement of an unlikely helper causes an initial stir, but to everyone's surprise ends up being a hero in the effort to save the neighboring reef in trouble. An ecological story about coral reef resilience and recovery, underlining the importance of herbivores and apex predators in maintaining a coral reef ecosystem's delicate balance and ability to recover after a large-scale disturbance.

Large paperback book 21×26 cm (8×10 in ). 52 pages. Available on Blurb.com (large orders at discounted prices) https://www.blurb.com/b/9477310-parrotfish-and-the-storm

Christina has an enticing way of bringing the reader under the sea surface and onto the coral reef, even if they have never been there before. Her illustrations are both beautiful and accurate of what a first time ocean explorer could see on a Caribbean reef. I can’t wait to use ‘’Parrotfish and the Storm’’ as a teaching tool in my classroom and in my home.
— Katie Correia, Science & Education Manager, Central Caribbean Marine Institute (CCMI)

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Parrotfish is swimming his normal daily route around the reef when all of a sudden he runs into Giant Clam -BUMP! ... After a morning of surprises, Parrotfish takes a rest under a coral shelf. What happens next, might surprise you. A story written to inspire ecological thought in young and adult readers alike. Includes questions for educational discussion at the end of the book.

Small paperback book 15 cm x 19 cm (6 in x 7.5 in).

Printed carbon neutrally in Germany.

Limited copies left. Available in our GIFT SHOP.

‘’A Parrotfish’s Tale’’ - a brilliant book with a magical marine tale about reef life.
— Charlotte Orba, WiseOceans
I absolutely loved ‘A Parrotfish’s Tale’ by Christina Maas! It’s a beautiful story, wonderfully illustrated by the author herself. As an underwater/wildlife photographer I witness the delicacy of nature’s balance! ‘A Parrotfish’s Tale’ teaches us that every organism, great or small, has it’s purpose in the big circle of life and so does each of us! Reading this book for and with children can [...]teach them that we can all be the change that we want to see.
— Ellen Cuylaerts, Professional Wildlife Photographer

Girl holding ''A Parrotfish's Tale.'' Five Bay, Papua New Guinnea. Photo Credit: Rachel James

‘‘A Parrotfish’s Tale’’ at the Wise Oceans marine discovery station at the Four Seasons Resort Anahita, Mauritius.

‘‘A Parrotfish’s Tale’’ at the Wise Oceans marine discovery station at the Four Seasons Resort Anahita, Mauritius.

Visiting students holding the CCMI edition of ‘‘A Parrotfish’s Tale’’ at the Central Caribbean Marine Institute (CCM) on Little Cayman, Cayman Islands.

Visiting students holding the CCMI edition of ‘‘A Parrotfish’s Tale’’ at the Central Caribbean Marine Institute (CCM) on Little Cayman, Cayman Islands.