"About the Book The story of the clean-up of Prince William Sound after the oil spill. ""This straightforward story stresses the importance of community involvement as volunteers work together to repair the damage done. . . . Vibrant watercolors capture both the horror of the pudding-like oil and the beauty of the unscathed northern landscape"".--School Library Journal. Book Synopsis Based on the true story of the 1989 Exxon Valdez oil spill off the coast of Alaska, Gloria Rand's children's picture book Prince William is a tale of compassion and environmentalism--beautifully illustrated by Ted Rand. In Prince William Sound, Alaska, a tanker crashes on a reef and spills millions of gallons of oil into the waters. On a beach nearby, a little girl named Denny finds a baby seal covered with oil. It is barely alive. How can she save its life? Review Quotes ""Denny proves that one child can make a difference."" --School Library Journal About the Author Gloria and Ted Rand are a husband-and-wife team who have collaborated on a number of picture books, including Mary Was a Little Lamb and A Home for Spooky. The Rands live on Mercer Island in Washington State."