If you want to see a whale, you will need to know what not to look at. . Pink roses, pelicans, possible pirates . . . . If you want to see a whale, you have to keep your eyes on the sea, and wait . . . . . and wait . . . and wait . . . . In this quiet and beautiful picture book by Julie Fogliano and Erin E. Stead, the team that created the Boston Globe-Horn Book Honor book And Then It's Spring, a boy learns exactly what it takes to catch a glimpse of an elusive whale.