The Stranded Whale

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Product Details

Price
$15.99
Publisher
Candlewick Press (MA)
Publish Date
Pages
32
Dimensions
10.56 X 0.63 X 9.31 inches | 0.9 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9780763669539
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About the Author

Jane Yolen is the acclaimed author of more than three hundred books for children and young adults, including the Caldecott Medal-winning Owl Moon and the best-selling How Do Dinosaurs series. She lives in Massachusetts and Scotland.

Melanie Cataldo is an illustrator who studied at Syracuse University and the University of Massachusetts at Dartmouth. The Stranded Whale is her first book. She lives in Massachusetts.

Reviews

This poignant story reminds readers that despite human efforts, not all living beings can be saved and honestly portrays the frustration and sadness that can result. A thought-provoking choice.
--School Library Journal

It's an achingly sad story about accepting the limits of one's power, delivered with lyricism and poise. Ages 5-9.
--Publishers Weekly

A moving, memorable addition to the nature collection.
--Kirkus Reviews

Readers unfamiliar with life on the coast will find this tale compelling; those who have grown up near the ocean may empathize with the narrator's anger at the injustice of the whale's death. All will be moved by the powerful story.
--School Library Connection