Gary Blythe's illustrations won him the 1991 Carnegie Medal for this poetic, rhythmic tale of a girl who tried to find the secret of attracting whales. Eventually, she woke from a dream one magical night and the world was filled with the whales' song.
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"A book of haunting images . . . a wistful, elusive fable" ( Independent on Sunday)From the Back Cover:
WINNER OF THE KATE GREENAWAY MEDAL FOR ILLUSTRATION.
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Book Description Hutchinson, 1990. Hardcover. Book Condition: Used; Very Good. Dispatched, from the UK, within 48 hours of ordering. Though second-hand, the book is still in very good shape. Minimal signs of usage may include very minor creasing on the cover or on the spine. Bookseller Inventory # CHL1357395
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Book Description Hutchinson, 1990. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Very Good: a copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. Most items will be dispatched the same or the next working day. Bookseller Inventory # mon0005743543
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Book Description Hutchinson 16/10/1990, 1990. Book Condition: Good. This book is in good or better condition. It has no tears to the pages and no pages will be missing from the book. The spine of the book is still in great condition and the front cover is generally unmarked. It has signs of previous use but overall is in really nice, tight condition. Shipping is normally same day from our UK warehouse. We offer a money back guarantee if you are not satisfied. Bookseller Inventory # 9053-9780091742508
Book Description Hutchinson 16/10/1990, 1990. Book Condition: used-good. - GREAT BOOK IN GOOD OR BETTER CONDITION, NORMALLY SENT SAME DAY FROM WAREHOUSE. Bookseller Inventory # 7719-9780091742508
Book Description Hutchinson 16/10/1990, 1990. Book Condition: Good. Will be shipped promptly from UK warehouse. Book is in good condition with no missing pages, no damage or soiling and tight spine. There may be some dog-eared pages showing previous use but overall a great book. Bookseller Inventory # 9053-9780091742508
Book Description Paperback. Book Condition: Good. Bookseller Inventory # PL00125594B
Book Description Hutchinson Children's Books, London, 1990. Pictorial Hard Cover. Gary Blythe (illustrator). The dust jacket has just a little curling and the odd tiny fray; the book itself is in good condition. Bookseller Inventory # 004580