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A Whale of the Wild (Hardcover)

, | Greenwillow Books | 9/1/2020

ISBN-10 : 0062995928   ISBN-13 : 9780062995926   List Price : $17.99

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"A spellbinding, heart-stopping adventure." --Booklist (starred review)

"A dreamily written, slyly educational, rousing maritime adventure." --New York Times Book Review

In 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.

Product Details

  • ISBN-10: 0062995928
  • ISBN-13: 9780062995926
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Language: English
  • Pages: 256
  • Dimensions: 5.51 (w) x 8.27 (h) x 0.94 (d)