A Whale of the Wild by Rosanne Parry


A Whale of the Wild by Rosanne Parry

  • From our Children's Young Readers category:

    A While of the Wild    by Rosanne Parry, illustrated by Lindsay Moore

    Hardcovered, with dust jacket.  Very gently used, in near-new condition.  


    In this stand-alone companion to the New York Times bestselling A Wolf Called Wander, a young orca whale must lead her brother on a tumultuous journey to be reunited with their pod.  This gorgeously illustrated animal adventure novel explores family bonds, survival, global warming, and a changing seascape.  Includes information about orcas and their habitats.

    For Vega and her family, salmon is life. And Vega is learning to be a salmon finder, preparing for the day when she will be her family’s matriarch.  But then she and her brother Deneb are separated from their pod when a devastating earthquake and tsunami render the seascape unrecognizable.  Vega must use every skill she has to lead her brother back to their family.  The young orcas face a shark attack, hunger, the deep ocean, and polluted waters on their journey. Will Vega become the leader she’s destined to be?

    A Whale of the Wild weaves a heart-stopping tale of survival with impeccable research on a delicate ecosystem and threats to marine life.  New York Times-bestselling author Rosanne Parry’s fluid writing and Lindsay Moore’s stunning artwork bring the Salish Sea and its inhabitants to vivid life.  A

    n excellent read-aloud and read-alone, this companion to A Wolf Called Wander will captivate fans of The One and Only Ivan and Pax.

    Includes black-and-white illustrations throughout, a map, and extensive backmatter about orcas and their habitats.