Whale of the Wild, A

Lindsay Moore, Rosanne Parry

Format: Hardback

Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Inc

Published: 1st Oct '20

£12.99

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Description

“A spellbinding, heart-stopping adventure.” -Booklist (starred review)”A dreamily written, slyly educational, rousing maritime adventure.” -New York Times Book ReviewIn the stand-alone companion to the New York Times-bestselling A Wolf Called Wander, a young orca whale must lead her brother on a tumultuous journey to be reunited with their pod. This gorgeously illustrated animal adventure novel explores family bonds, survival, global warming, and a changing seascape. Includes information about orcas and their habitats.For Vega and her family, salmon is life. And Vega is learning to be a salmon finder, preparing for the day when she will be her family’s matriarch. But then she and her brother Deneb are separated from their pod when a devastating earthquake and tsunami render the seascape unrecognizable. Vega must use every skill she has to lead her brother back to their family. The young orcas face a shark attack, hunger, the deep ocean, and polluted waters on their journey. Will Vega become the leader she’s destined to be?A Whale of the Wild weaves a heart-stopping tale of survival with impeccable research on a delicate ecosystem and threats to marine life. New York Times-bestselling author Rosanne Parry’s fluid writing and Lindsay Moore’s stunning artwork bring the Salish Sea and its inhabitants to vivid life. An excellent read-aloud and read-alone, this companion to A Wolf Called Wander will captivate fans of The One and Only Ivan and Pax.Includes black-and-white illustrations throughout, a map, and extensive backmatter about orcas and their habitats.

Additional information

Weight 0.482 kg
Dimensions 30 × 140 × 210 mm
Page Count 336