Kobee Manatee Makes BIG Splash on NBC Los Angeles!

Kobee Manatee Climate Change Children’s Book Airs on NBC Channel 4 in Los Angeles under the “California Live” Segment Photo Courtesy: KNBC

Greetings … Great News for you! Kobee Manatee® debuts on NBC’s Channel 4 in Los Angeles and he makes a BIG Splash! The news segment is called, California Live and airs in Los Angeles, San Diego, and San Francisco. KNBC recently celebrated 72 years of award-winning news for the west coast.

Jessica Vilchis, NBC Co-Host of California Live took Kobee’s Climate Change book home and read it to her children. Here’s what she said …

“I read the book to my 6-year-old while he was having his breakfast before school and he loved it! We talked about the characters, what it meant for the pollution to be in the oceans for all the sea creatures, and how fun the story was. Thank you so much for writing such a great story for kids that is not only entertaining, but has a message!” – Jessica Vilchis, Co-Host KNBC California Live

Jane Ubell-Myer, Founder of Bedside Reading, brought her most popular books, which aired on California Live. Jane explained, Bedside Reading, “Curates books and places books by the bedside in luxury hotels.” For instance, in southern California Jane “…has books in the Waldorf AstoriaBeverly HillsThe Fairmont in Santa Monica, and the brand-new Conrad Hotel in Los Angeles. Guests have the choice of reading a physical book or its digital version.”

Here’s the NBC link to watch Kobee Manatee on California Live …


Announcing the Award-Winning Children’s Book Making all the Buzz on NBC Los Angeles!

This fourth installment is an easy, fun, and effortless tool teaching kids about climate change. You can order it here: https://www.kobeemanatee.com/products/kobee-manatee-climate-change-and-the-great-blue-hole-hazard/

Kobee Manatee Climate Change and The Great Blue Hole Hazard – This award-winning picture book gently introduces children to climate change and plastic pollution.

When you read this award-winning educational picture book to children, you’ll discover it’s a fun and fictional adventure loaded with weaved in facts on climate change and plastic pollution. This helps children learn about this serious subject in a fun and entertaining way. Here’s a brief synopsis …

Kobee Manatee, the protagonist and his seafaring pals, Tess the seahorse and Pablo the hermit crab swim from the Cayman Islands to Belize. Kobee wants to help his cousin Quinn clean up plastic litter at her new, all-veggie underwater bistro called Quinn’s Seagrass Café.On their Caribbean journey they encounter harmful effects of climate change and plastic pollution. As if that wasn’t enough, several other unforeseen problems occur with a distressed loggerhead turtle, a giant Portuguese man-of-war, and a venomous scorpionfish. They’re all amazed when they discover the extraordinary Great Blue Hole. Then their adventure takes another crazy turn when Pablo plunges into its huge abyss!

Each page includes in-depth, scientific details on climate change and plastic pollution in our oceans with Dr. Tracy FanaraInspector Planet & NOAA Scientist. Tracy can be seen on The Weather Channel and Fox News & Weather as a visiting expert.

We have Fantastic Reviews on this New Release!

“A well-crafted, thoughtful, and well-illustrated addition to a noteworthy educational book series.” Kirkus Reviews

“Robert Scott Thayer presents an important environmental message in an engaging story with wonderful characters. Anyone who loves the ocean and wants to help save it should read Kobee Manatee: Climate Change and The Great Blue Hole Hazard. I’m looking forward to the next Kobee Manatee adventure.”   Readers’ Favorite

For young readers who enjoy imaginative tales surrounding affable and heroic sea creatures, as well as parents and/or teachers looking for a way to introduce youngsters to the importance of marine conservation, Kobee Manatee® Climate Change and The Great Blue Hole Hazard offers a perfect blend. Highly recommended– Chanticleer Book Reviews

Keep watching for more of my updates on climate change!

If you see any sick or injured manatees, please call the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission at: 1-888-404-3922 (FWCC). They are the folks who are responsible for rescuing us in Florida. 

Here’s the Save the Manatee Club link to learn more about us manatees …


Here’s a cool link for you to learn more about how we’re rescued and brought into rehabilitation …


~ Kobee Manatee

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