Whales capture the imagination like no other group of animals. Although their lifestyles are completely different to ours, whales, like us, are mammals, and we therefore share an evolutionary link with these intelligent ocean-dwellers.
On this page you’ll find a hand-picked selection of awesome gift ideas for whale lovers.
Whale Gifts For Adults
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Whales: Their Biology and Behavior
This book explores the lives of the world’s largest living mammals. Drawing on the latest scientific research, Whales describes these incredible animals’ evolution from terrestrial to marine mammals, their life cycle, diversity and distribution, and the ecosystems of which they are a part. Whales highlights the many extraordinary aspects of these intelligent and social creatures, including the complex vocalizations they use to communicate over vast distances.
Secrets Of The Whales
This provocative book of photography offers bold new insight into the lives of the world’s largest mammals, along with their complex societies. In these pages, we learn that whales share an amazing ability to learn and adapt to opportunities, from specialized feeding strategies to parenting techniques. There is also evidence of deeper, cultural elements of whale identity, from unique dialects to matrilineal societies to organized social customs like singing contests. Featuring the arresting underwater images of Brian Skerry, who has explored and documented oceans for over four decades, this book will document these alluring creatures in all their glory–and demonstrate how these majestic creatures can teach us about ourselves and our planet.
Handbook of Whales, Dolphins, and Porpoises of the World
Handbook of Whales, Dolphins, and Porpoises of the World is the most comprehensive and up-to-date guide to these popular mammals. With nearly 1,000 accurate color illustrations―complete with detailed annotations pointing out significant field marks―this outstanding book covers all 90 species and every subspecies of cetaceans around the globe.
- Provides details on every species and subspecies of whale, dolphin, and porpoise
- Features nearly 1,000 meticulous color illustrations and 90 distribution maps
- Includes helpful facts about behavior, life history, and conservation
National Geographic Readers: Great Migrations Whales
Over the course of their 70-year lifespan, sperm whales will easily travel the circumference of the Earth in search of food and the need to breed and find a mate. Males will travel as far north as the Bering Sea and as far south as Antarctica in order to find enough food to sustain their ways of live—up to 700 squid a day! Along the way, these massive beasts battle 30-feet-long giant squids, and each other, to sustain their ways of life.
Who Would Win? Killer Whale vs. Great White Shark
What would happen if a great white shark and a killer whale met each other? What if they had a fight? Who do you think would win?
This nonfiction reader compares and contrasts two ferocious underwater creatures. Kids learn about the killer whale and the great white shark’s anatomies, behaviors, and more. This book is packed with photos, charts, illustrations, and amazing facts.
When the Whales Walked: And Other Incredible Evolutionary Journeys
A 2019 Outstanding Science Trade Book for Students: K–12 (National Science Teachers Association and the Children’s Book Council).
From the moment life crawled out of the oceans and onto land, to when our primate ancestors climbed down from the trees, the history of Planet Earth is filled with incredible stories. This beautifully illustrated guide explores some of the most exciting and incredible events in evolution, through 13 case studies.
Step back in time and discover a world where whales once walked, crocodiles were warm-blooded, and snakes had legs! Meet terrifying giant birds, and tiny elephants living on islands in this fascinating creature guide like no other. Learn how whales once walked on four legs before taking to the oceans; how dinosaurs evolved into birds; and how the first cats were small and lived in trees.
Whale-Themed Household Items
Whale Shaped Butter Dish
This whimsical butter dish showcases a stoneware silhouette of a whale in a glossy blue finish
Lower dish features delicate embossed detail to mimic waves
Food, microwave, and dishwasher safe
Made from 100% stoneware
7 inches L x 4.5 inches W x 3.75 inches H; 1.75 lb in weight
Whale Laundry Basket / Hamper
This whale-themed laundry basket will brighten up the bedroom of any whale fan.
- Size: 19.7″(height) x 15.7″(diameter)inches.
- Material: Polyester canvas + linen + PE environmental protection waterproof coating.Easy to clean.
Intended use: The storage bin can be put in many places. Suitable for family to store dirty clothes washing, placed in the children’s room to store toys, books and other household items(such as underwear, skirt, t-shirt, jacket, pants,etc.), keep the house clean and tidy.
- Features: Sturdy durable for long lasting use.Linen drawstring grid folding barrel clothes storage bag.
- Collapsible storage bin: Collapsible for easy storage if not in use,simply fold the basket down flat for space saving storage when not in use or when needing to transport.
Tribal Whale Design Stemless Wine Glass, Handmade, Handblown
A stylish hand-finished product.
SAND-CARVED BY HAND – Integrity Bottles creates a professional “Deep Etch” that you can feel on this beautiful “Whale” wine glass.
NO STICKERS OR LASERS – The deep etch will never fade or come off, keep these glasses for life.
AMAZING ONE OF A KIND – This beautiful glass is handblown and the molten glass is dipped in cold water to achieve the texture.
PREMIUM QUALITY – When buying products from Integrity Bottles, you are buying tested and approved, high-quality products.
A hand-blown glass paperweight to take pride of place on the desk of any whale lover.
Whale Cookie Cutter
- A 4.5 inch whale cookie cutter to make cookies for your ocean creatures themed party.
- Made from 304 Food Safe Stainless Steel.
- Not only perfect for cutting cookie dough, but also for cutting fondant, bread, sandwiches, jelly, cheese, soft fruits, pancake, soap, craft clay.
- Smooth cutter edge makes them easy to use for adults and kids, the other side for press is binding processed, makes them safety to use.
- Stainless steel matrial, not easy to get rust, very durabe and dishwasher safe.
- Material: Made of 350GSM high quality microfiber polyester.
- Size: 50x60inch, ideal for travel, sofa, living room, bedroom, office, etc.
- Feature: Warm, soft to touch, easy to care for, and lightweight.
- Wash & Care: Machine washable. Tumble dry on low heat.
- Perfect Gift: A perfect gift idea for your beloved ones with designs
Whale Clothing & Accessories
Types Of Whales T Shirt
The ideal gift for a whale-lover! This design of this T shirt features several different whale species.
- Solid colors: 100% Cotton; Heather Grey: 90% Cotton, 10% Polyester; All Other Heathers: 50% Cotton, 50% Polyester
- Pull On closure
- Machine Wash
- This orca whale tail design is a perfect gift for fans of marine life, orcas, humpbacks, gray whales or beluga whales.
- Lightweight, Classic fit, Double-needle sleeve and bottom hem