The Whales' Song

The Whales' Song

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Lily's grandmother tells her all about the mysterious whales out in the bay, and Lily longs to hear their magical song. Gary Blythe's richly evocative artwork creates an incredibly atmospheric world for a timeless tale of wildlife and wonder.

This stunning, award-winning picture book has been refreshed and redesigned in a new edition, making it perfect for a new generation to share and fall in love with.
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Product details

  • 0-5
  • Paperback | 32 pages
  • 229 x 288 x 4mm | 213g
  • Red Fox
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • New edition
  • Revised ed.
  • 1
  • 0099737604
  • 9780099737605
  • 35,385

Review Text

A book of haunting images . . . a wistful, elusive fable
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Review quote

A book of haunting images . . . a wistful, elusive fable * Independent *
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About Dyan Sheldon

Dyan Sheldon (Author)
Dyan Sheldon is the author of many books for young people, including Confessions of a Teenage Drama Queen and a number of stories for younger readers. She also writes books for adults. American by birth, she lives in north London.

Gary Blythe (Illustrator)
Gary Blythe is an award-winning illustrator. His first children's picture book, The Whales' Song, written by Dyan Sheldon, won the Kate Greenaway Medal in 1990. Gary lives in the Wirral, near Liverpool.
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Rating details

487 ratings
4.34 out of 5 stars
5 54% (265)
4 30% (147)
3 11% (53)
2 4% (19)
1 1% (3)
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