Walker Books – Big Blue Whale (Nature Storybooks – Nicola Davies)
Find out about the largest mammal on the planet in this fun, informative and award-winning picture book.
Find out about the largest mammal on the planet in this fun, informative, award-winning picture book, part of the Nature Storybooks series. The blue whale is the biggest animal that has ever lived on Earth. Curious young minds will love reading this sensuous exploration of what a blue whale feels, sounds and smells like, and learning facts about a whale’s size, life-span, diet, babies and more.
“Stunning illustrations by Nick Maland compliment the fascinating text. I loved the line, `the whale has eyes as big as a teacup and as dark as the deep sea.” – Zoe James-Williams, South Wales Evening Post
Paperback: 32 pages
Dimensions: 23 x 0.4 x 25 cm
Written by: Nicola Davies
Illustrated by: Nick Maland
About the Author:
Nicola Davies is an award-winning author, whose many books for children include The Promise, Ice Bear, Big Blue Whale and the Silver Street Farm series. She graduated in zoology, studied whales and bats and then worked for the BBC Natural History Unit. Underlying all Nicola’s writing is the belief that a relationship with nature is essential to every human being, and that now more than ever, we need to renew that relationship. Nicola lives in Abergavenny, Wales.
About the illustrator:
Nick Maland has illustrated Snip Snap by Mara Bergman, Glog (9781406304053) by Pippa Goodhart and was the Overall Winner at the V&A Illustration Awards 2003 for You’ve Got Dragons by Kathryn Cave. He lives in Brighton, E. Sussex.