The Lost Whale is the enchanting second novel from the author of The Last Bear: the bestselling debut hardback of 2021 and The Times Children's Book of the Week, winner of the Waterstones Children's Book Prize and the Blue Peter Award and shortlisted for the British Book Awards and the Indie Book Awards 2022
'Unforgettable highly accomplished animal adventure about the connection between a boy and a whale, with strong ecological themes' The Bookseller, Editor's Choice
What if you could communicate with a whale?
Rio has been sent to live with a grandmother he barely knows in California, while his mum is in hospital back home. Alone and adrift, the only thing that makes him smile is joining his new friend Marina on her dad's whale watching trips. That is until an incredible encounter with White Beak, a gentle giant of the sea changes everything. But when White Beak goes missing, Rio must set out on a desperate quest to find his whale and somehow save his mum.
Dive into this incredible story about the connection between a boy and a whale and the bond that sets them both free.
Perfect for readers of 8+, beautifully illustrated throughout by Levi Pinfold winner of the Kate Greenaway Medal and illustrator of Harry Potter 20th anniversary edition covers.
The Lost Whale, penned by the award-winning author Hannah Gold, is a captivating tale of a boy's connexion with nature and his fight for conservation. This action-packed, environmental fiction is a testament to the resilience of family bonds and the power of friendship.
For fans of Kiran Millwood Hargrave (Leila and the Blue Fox), Jane Elson (Moon Dog), R. J. Palacio (Pony), Sophie Anderson (The Thief Who Sang Storms), and Ben Miller (Adventures of a Christmas Elf).
HarperCollins Children's 2022
Generi Bambini e Ragazzi » Narrativa » Storie di animali » Narrativa » Avventura, giallo, thriller » Temi personali e sociali » Famiglia e relazioni » Ambiente e problemi ambientali , Gialli Noir e Avventura » Narrativa di Avventura per bambini e ragazzi » Thriller per bambini e ragazzi , Ambiente e Animali » Ecologia e Ambiente » Inquinamento e minacce per l'ambiente » Pensiero e organizzazioni ambientaliste
Editore Harpercollins Publishers
EAN-13 9780008412982 9780008412982
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