Suitable for 3 - 5 years

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How would you like to have a whale as a playmate? In the beach cottage where Noi lives with his fisherman father, he usually only has six cats to play with. But one day, after a big storm, a baby whale washes up on the beach. Noi secretly takes his new friend home to care for him. The trouble is, keeping a whale hidden in the bath isn’t easy. One day soon, the storm whale must go back to the sea…

  • A lovely tale of friendship and the magic of nature
  • Simple and touching story reminiscent of Oliver Jeffers
  • Winner of the 2014 inaugural Oscar’s First Book Prize
  • “A quietly affecting and visually striking book” – Horn

Product Details

Catalogue number

5009 in Rewards Catalogue 2017/18






Simon & Schuster Childrens Books

Date published

August 15th, 2013

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Accelerated Reader

AR book level: 2.3; Lower years; 0.5 points



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