A spellbinding Cornish story from Michael Morpurgo is perfectly complemented by illustrations from the prize-winning illustrator, Michael Foreman. Refreshed for its 15th anniversary with a brand new cover.
Discover this spellbinding story from former Children's Laureate and author of War Horse Michael Morpurgo, and illustrated by multi-award-winning Michael Foreman. Jim lives in a Cornish fishing village—but since the fish disappeared, no one goes fishing any more.
One day, Jim spots a dolphin beached on the sand, and soon the whole village is working together to return the dolphin to the water. The dolphin stays in the harbor, playing with Jim and the swimmers, but then the dolphin disappears. Will Jim ever see him again?
About the Author
Michael Foreman is one of the most talented and popular creators of children's books today. He has won the Kate Greenaway Medal two times and has been the UK nominee for the Hans Christian Andersen Award twice. His highly acclaimed books are published all over the world. He is married and has three sons. He divides his time between St Ives in Cornwall and London.
Michael Morpurgo's poignant narative, complemented by Michael Foreman's wonderful illustrations...It doesn't get much better. ”
Mandy Caddy, The Times
“ Lovingly illustrated in delicate watercolours, Dolphin Boy is the touching tale of a boy's unconditional love for a new-found friend that will thrill and engage. ”
The Good Book Guide
“ Michael Morpurgo is a master storyteller and this tale of a fishing village struggling to survive... is no exception. For all ages, this is a beaufifully illustrated book. ”