How wonderful it would be to have a blue whale for a friend.
You could go swimming together every night and watch him make the biggest splashes. You could find out all about him and grow to love him.
Imagine, then, how sad you would be if that whale disappeared one night and never returned.
About the Author
Simon James is the author and illustrator of many bestselling picture books, including Sally and the Limpet, Dear Greenpeace, The Wild Woods, The Birdwatchers; Little One Step and Leon and Bob, which was a Smarties Book Prize Silver Award Winner. He has also compiled and illustrated a collection of small poems, Days Like This. Simon says of his work, "I like to capture a large world and at the same time give the reader the sense of being drawn in to an intimate moment or place." Simon lives in Plymouth, Devon.
"Delightful... An imaginative tale... drawn in a simple but effective style." The Independent; "A wonderfully imaginative tale which delivers a very powerful message." Practical Parenting; "A sensitive introduction to the plight of whales." The Worldwide Fund for Nature
For Ages: 2 - 5 years old
Number Of Pages: 32
Published: 1st May 2003
Dimensions (cm): 21.5 x 26.0 x 0.3
Weight (kg): 0.159