Bouncing Blue Ball Stories by Pauline Gallagher – with a Bonus Feature

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Brenda and Jeff give Dolly a blue ball for her birthday. After doggie cake, a game of baseball takes place in the park. The hit ball has many adventures.

Bonus book: Creatures of the Deep Blue Sea
The bouncing blue ball meets humans and several sea creatures: shark, dolphin, an octupus and a whale.


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Bonus  Features continued: I have provided information and images for these creatures in a story format.  Meet Ollie Octopus, along with his sweetheart.

I can change my colors and shapes
I can change my colors and shapes

They are preparing their home and garden with value items collected from the sea bed.  The article includes escaping from enemies, diet, types of octopus, three hearts, brain on arms and how clever octopi are deep in the ocean.


Haley the Humpback Whale:  Meet Haley’s baby son, Martin.  He was born the size of two basket ball players in height and weighed one ton.  Haley and Martin like to perform for tourist boats by splashing their large flukes.  Haley is teaching Martin how to sing and play.


Dana the Happy Dolphin:  Come and swim with Dana as she hunts for fish.  Dana is proud to be one of the smartest creatures alive.  Like humpback whales Dana loves to sing and make other sounds as she communicates with others.


Samson is an enormous Basking Shark, but he will not harm humans.  He just opens his mouth and scoops up sea creatures.  Samson will mention a few sharks that are dangerous.  He tells us that more people die from coconuts falling on their heads than from shark attacks.