This poetic, rhythmic text tells how a small girl believes the whales will come - as they did in past times - and fill the oceans, "as big as the hills . . . as peaceful as the moon". Day after day, Lilly waits by the shore. If only she knew the secret of 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 Puffin, 1997. Book Condition: New. Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: Lilly listens to her grandmother's tales of whales and longs to hear the creatures' powerful songs for herself. This eloquent work celebrates the extraordinary relationship between a young girl and the whales that do eventually sing for her. Full color. Bookseller Inventory # ABE_book_new_0140559973
Book Description Puffin, 1997. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0140559973
Book Description Puffin, 1997. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110140559973
Book Description Book Condition: Brand New. Book Condition: Brand New. Bookseller Inventory # 97801405599721.0