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Book details
  • Genre:NATURE
  • SubGenre:Ecosystems & Habitats / Coastal Regions & Shorelines
  • Language:English
  • Pages:10
  • eBook ISBN:9781483594798

The Black Swan

A Tale of an Adventurous Swan

by Albert Spavins

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The Black Swan is a children's' book for our times. It deals with the unintended consequences of the human impacts on the environment. Children are taught the consequences of over development in fragile ecosystems and how to lessen their collective footprint. The theme of the book is to enjoy nature and live in harmony. The hero of the story isn't just a Black Swan but all who watch and heed his call.


A tale of nature and man trying to coexist in a fragile ecosystem. It is the story of how a rare Black Swan solves the problems of a new community.

About the author
Albert Spavins is a retired school teacher in Mississauga, Ontario where he writes children's books. One of his favourite authors in Charles Dickens.