The Forever Whale

Unforgettable, moving stuff by the author of A Dog Called Homeless. Can a whale save Hannah’s grandad as his memory starts to fade? A shared story can last forever. Memories scoop you up and take you back to another time, so you can feel things all over again. All their lives, Hannah and Grandad have shared memories, bringing bright things up out of the past. But now Grandad’s forgotten everything. Worse, he hasn’t yet told Hannah his most important memory – the one about a whale… We can think of some truly epic books about age and memory: Kit’s Wilderness by David Almond; River Boy by Tim Bowler. Well, this wonderful book deserves to rank alongside them.

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  • This book is very heartbreaking, in a good way! The story is about a child’s mother has passed away and she see’s her as an invisible woman. She keeps on telling her farther but her farther can not see her and only the child can see her.

    Read the book to find out more!

    -Disha

    30 December 2014

  • It’s a lovely story but a bit boring.

    9 March 2014

  • Yet another beautiful book by Sarah Lean, well written with a satisfying ending. May be upsetting for those who may not be fully aware of Alzheimer’s disease. All in all, a very good book.

    8 March 2014

  • very toutching book

    7 March 2014

  • Unforgettable, moving stuff by the author of A Dog Called Homeless. Can a whale save Hannah’s grandad as his memory starts to fade? A shared story can last forever. Memories scoop you up and take you back to another time, so you can feel things all over again. All their lives, Hannah and Grandad have shared memories, bringing bright things up out of the past. But now Grandad’s forgotten everything. Worse, he hasn’t yet told Hannah his most important memory – the one about a whale… We can think of some truly epic books about age and memory: Kit’s Wilderness by David Almond; River Boy by Tim Bowler. Well, this wonderful book deserves to rank alongside them.

    7 March 2014

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    Sarah Lean

    We love Sarah Lean’s moving, magical stories of animals, families and friendship. She’ll be everywhere in 2014 as one of the official World Book Day authors.

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