The Whale Who Saved Us by Nicola Davies
  

The Whale Who Saved Us

Written by Nicola Davies
Illustrated by Annabel Wright
Part of the Heroes of the Wild Series

Synopsis

The Whale Who Saved Us by Nicola Davies

An illustrated arctic adventure with bowhead whales, based on a real conservation project, from award-winning author Nicola Davies. The fifth title in Nicola Davies' Heroes of the Wild series is an arctic adventure based on a real conservation project to protect bowhead whales. Young and troubled Suki is sent to stay with relatives in Whale Bay after Suki's older brother Levi tries to commit suicide. Expecting to be bored and miserable, Suki is surprised by how much she thrives in the natural world: ice fishing, dog-sledding and even witnessing a whale hunt. But Levi's life remains in danger and unless Suki can find a reason for him to live she will never be able to help him. Could the bowhead whales of Whale Bay hold the answer? With beautiful illustrations by Annabel Wright, and information about the conservation project the story is based on, this chapter book for young readers will delight all those who love wildlife and care about conservation.

Reviews

Gripping arctic adventure based on a real conservation project * Bookseller * Here, and in all he other titles in the series, Nicola Davies shows the importance of protecting all endangered wildlife. -- The Guardian * The Guardian * The fifth title in the Heroes of the Wild series. -- Times Educational Supplement * Times Educational Supplement * Davies

[...] Even if the story itself is short, it stays in the memory for a good while afterwards. * The School Librarian * The Whale Who Saved Us is not just a good story for the nine-pluses, but a fascinating glimpse into the world of the inuit people. * Newbury Weekly News *

About the Author

Nicola Davies

Nicola Davies is an award-winning author whose many books for children include Ice Bear, Big Blue Whale, Dolphin Baby, Bat Loves the Night and the Silver Street Farm series. She is a Zoology graduate, an expert in whales and bats, and has worked for the BBC Natural History Unit. She lives in Crickhowell, Wales.

Read more about Nicola Davies here.

Please note there are two children's authors called Nicola Davies which our systems are unable to tell apart. The books Star in the Custard, Shampoo and Seawater, and Stories from Abergele Street are not written by this Nicola Davies. Apologies.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
112 pages

Author

Nicola Davies
More books by Nicola Davies

Author's Website

www.nicola-davies.com/

Publisher

Walker Books Ltd

Publication date

5th March 2015

ISBN

9781406356106


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