Whale Boy

Whale Boy

3.8 (80 ratings by Goodreads)
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Description

Michael, a young boy growing up on the tropical island of Rose Town, has been saving up for his own fishing boat for years. But when a terrible storm wrecks his home, Michael is forced to take a job working for a rich, mysterious newcomer named Spargo.

Spargo asks Michael to search for one thing in the deep waters around Rose Town - whales . . .
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Product details

  • 0-5
  • Paperback | 272 pages
  • 126 x 178 x 17mm | 168g
  • Yearling (imprint of Random House Children's Books)
  • London, United States
  • English
  • 0440870151
  • 9780440870159
  • 232,165

Review Text

It's a deeply moving story, the memory of which will stay with the reader - and hopefully will raise awareness for the plight of these beautiful creatures
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It's a deeply moving story, the memory of which will stay with the reader - and hopefully will raise awareness for the plight of these beautiful creatures * Parents in Touch *
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About Nicola Davies

Nicola Davies studied zoology at Cambridge, and worked with numerous different animals for several years, including humpbacked whales in Newfoundland. She went on to become a writer, producer and presenter of radio and television, including The Really Wild Show. Amongst her many acclaimed books for children are A Girl Called Dog, Rubbish Town Hero, Big Blue Whale, One Tiny Turtle, and Poo which was shortlisted for a Blue Peter Book Award. Her novel Home was shortlisted for the Branford Boase Award. She lives in Wales.
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Rating details

80 ratings
3.8 out of 5 stars
5 28% (22)
4 42% (34)
3 16% (13)
2 10% (8)
1 4% (3)
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