The Lost Whale is the enchanting second novel from the author of The Last Bear.
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. He feels alone, and disconnected, struggling with his darkest fears for his mum. The only thing that makes him smile is joining his new friend Marina on her dad’s whale watching trips. An incredible encounter with White Beak, a gentle giant of the sea changes everything for Rio, but then White Beak goes missing. Her fate feels somehow entwined with Mum’s and Rio sets 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 how that bond 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.
*with bookplate signed by the author*