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Join us for a morning of learning and fun in the new Water Shapes Florida exhibit as we read the book Kobee Manatee Heading Home to Florida!

children's book cover of a cartoon manatee hugging a crab and a seahorse with the title Kobee Manatee
Kobee manatee: Heading Home to Florida by Robert Scott Thayer and Lauren Gallegos

This award-winning book, written by Robert Scott Thayer and illustrated by Lauren Gallegos, follows the adventures of Kobee and his ocean friends as they travel from Cape Cod to the warm waters of Florida. Along the way, they encounter danger, excitement, and learn about the importance of conservation.

This storytime event is suitable for children ages 4 to 8 and will take place in English and Spanish. The English reading begins at 10 a.m. and the Spanish reading begins at 11 a.m.

About Water Shapes Florida

Take a ride on a glass-bottom boat, walk through a hammock forest, explore the aquifer and more as you learn about our state’s most important natural resource in this interactive experience.

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