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A whale of the wild

By: Parry, Rosanne Moore, Lindsay(Illustrated by)

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0062995936 / 9780062995933
Paperback
30/09/2021
Published 30/09/2021
United States
21 cm 336 pages : illustrations
Children / Juvenile  Learn More

"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.

BIC:

YFC Adventure stories (Children's / Teenage), YFP Animal stories (Children's / Teenage)

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