The story of a girl, a whale and a friendship that will echo down the generations, from best-selling, award-winning picture book creator, Benji Davies, author of The Storm Whale
As a fearsome storm blows around Noi’s house, his grandma tells of an unforgettable friendship between a little girl and a whale, many storms ago. But as she finishes her tale of perseverance and new beginnings, Noi soon realises it’s part of their own story, too. This glorious addition to the bestselling Storm Whale series celebrates the stories and the love that are passed down through generations.
Praise for books from the World of the The Storm Whale:
“A simple but powerful story about loneliness and the love between a parent and child” – New York Times
“heartwarming story of family and friendship with striking artwork that perfectly captures the seaside world." – The Big Issue
‘At the heart of this emotionally charged story is the joy of a lasting friendship, tender and true’ – The Bookseller
“Intensely atmospheric, full of biting cold, tender detail and warm light, this is a book to cuddle up with” – The Guardian
“Benji Davies is fast establishing himself as a leading light in children’s picture books” – Huffington Post
Other books from the World of the Storm Whale: The Storm Whale The Storm Whale in Winter Grandma Bird
Also by Benji Davies: Grandad's Island On Sudden Hill, written by Linda Sarah When the Dragons Came, written by Naomi Kefford and Lynne Moore Jump on Board the Animal Train, written by Naomi Kefford and Lynne Moore
Benji Davies was born and raised in Peterborough. After studying Animation at university, a thirst for pastures new led to London, where he now resides, drawing pictures (and sometimes make them move!). His books - including the much-loved The Storm Whale and Grandad's Island are international bestsellers, and have been translated into over 35 different languages.
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Children's UK (October 12, 2023)