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    • ISBN:9781526360656
    • Publication date:09 Aug 2018

The World of the Whale

By Smriti Prasadam-Halls
Illustrated by Jonathan Woodward

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  • £12.99

Discover the facts about whales in this beautiful non-fiction picture book.

Dive into the underwater world of whales and dolphins in this entrancing illustrated guide.

Graceful and serene, intelligent and social, the whale is a wonder of the deep blue sea. And yet, whales rely on air to breathe - they are mammals, just like us.

With breathtaking text, Smriti Prasadam-Halls explores the migrations, songs and family life of these mysterious creatures, and reveals the dangers they face from plastic, pollution and hunting. Wildlife illustrator Jonathan Woodward brings the marine world to life with stunning papercut collage artwork. An astonishing follow-up to the English 4-11 Award-winning book The Ways of the Wolf, which is also shortlisted for the SLA Award.

'The expressive writing and the colourful, original artwork depict the lives of whales perfectly. Perceptively illustrating their strong social nature and intelligence, this beautiful book also explores the dangers faced by these incredible creatures and the need for us to work together to protect them.' - Whale & Dolphin Conservation

Biographical Notes

Smriti Prasadam-Halls (Author)
Smriti Prasadam-Halls is the author of over 25 books for children. Her I Love You Night and Day was read on CBeebies Bedtime Hour and her Black and White Sparklers series has sold more than 250,000 copies worldwide. She lives in Richmond with her husband and three sons.

Jonathan Woodward (Illustrator)
Jonathan Woodward specialises in creating wildlife illustrations using a cut paper collage style both with recycled magazines and digitally. Previous clients include the Bronx Zoo, NYC Aquarium, the National Trust, CBeebies and Penguin.

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  • ISBN: 9781526360649
  • Publication date: 09 Aug 2018
  • Page count: 48
  • Imprint: Wren & Rook
The expressive writing and the colourful, original artwork depict the lives of whales perfectly. Perceptively illustrating their strong social nature and intelligence, this beautiful book also explores the dangers faced by these incredible creatures and the need for us to work together to protect them. — Alison Wood, Whale & Dolphin Conservation
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