Waiting for the Whales

Waiting for the Whales

eBook - 2016
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In this timeless classic set on the West Coast, an old man lives alone on a bluff overlooking the sea, tends his garden and waits. Only when the whales return each year to the bay in front of his cottage is his loneliness eased. One day his daughter and her baby return home to live with the old man, bringing a renewed sense of purpose to his life. As his granddaughter grows, the old man passes on a wealth of knowledge and wisdom as well as his passion for the whales. And each year they wait together for the whales to appear. Waiting for the Whales illuminates the unique friendship between grandparent and child and celebrates the restorative power of the natural world. Originally published twenty-five years ago, this award-winning picture book is sure to enchant a whole new generation of readers. This is an enhanced ebook with a read-along function.
Publisher: 2016
ISBN: 9781459813786
Branch Call Number: e-book
Characteristics: 1 online resource
Additional Contributors: Holbrook, Priscilla
Alternative Title: Library2Go


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Dec 13, 2018

An endearing, moving story. The illustrations are brilliant, in particular with fantastic depictions of how the light plays on the various scenes.

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