Kobee Manatee’s History

The the Award-Winning Kobee Manatee® Children’s Educational Series through the Years.

Greetings! Here’s something I thought you might find interesting. I’d like to talk about the background of the award-winning Kobee Manatee® Children’s Educational Picture Book series. I’ve been writing and working on the series for the past 12 years and I’d like to show you where Kobee and his ocean buddies have been traveling.

Below are the current installments in the Kobee Manatee® series …

Kobee Manatee® Climate Change and The Great Blue Hole Hazard – Children learn soft facts about climate change and plastic pollution with Dr. Tracy Fanara – NOAA Research Scientist (aka Inspector Planet) – Tracy can be seen as a visiting expert on The Weather Channel®, along with Fox Weather.

Kobee Manatee® Shipwreck Sea Friends – Children learn about colorful reef fish identification with Fabien Cousteau, aquanaut, conservationist and oldest grandson of legendary ocean pioneer Jacques Cousteau.

Kobee Manatee® A Wild Weather Adventure – Children learn all about weather with Rob Marciano | ABC News Senior Meteorologist. Rob can be seen on ABC’s Good Morning America and World News Tonight.

Kobee Manatee® Heading Home to Florida – Children learn all about the threatened manatee with Dr. Katie Tripp from Jimmy Buffett’s Save the Manatee Club.

KNBC Channel 4 Los Angeles Airs Kobee Manatee’s Climate Change Book as a Top Choice for Children!

NBC California Live Host Jessica Vilchis with Bedside Reading Founder Jane Ubell-Meyer talk about Kobee Manatee’s Climate Change Title and other Wonderful Books for Your Reading Enjoyment.

Here’s the link to NBC’s California Live Interview …


Bloom TV’s WFLA in Tampa, Florida airs author Robert Scott Thayer and Dr. Tracy Fanara talking about Climate Change and its Effects on the Threatened Manatee.

Here’s the link to the WFLA News Interview …


I sure hope you enjoyed learning just a bit about the History of Kobee Manatee. I’ve been truly honored to have brought Kobee and his seafaring pals to the world. After each school visit, I always send the audience home with a quote of mine:

“The Uniqueness of You is Your Priceless Gift!” – RST, Children’s Author

Stay tuned for any new updates on the series!

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 manatees.

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


~ Robert Scott Thayer

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