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This morning I met a whale

Author: Michael Morpurgo; Christian Birmingham
Publisher: London : Walker Books, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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At sunrise, young Michael spots a whale on the shores of the Thames and thinks he must be dreaming. But the creature is real and it has a message for him - one that only an open-minded child can deliver to the rest of the world. The whale warns that the earth's days are numbered and that humans must put right the damage they are doing, but how can Michael fulfil his promise to tell others when neither his teacher  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Children's stories
Children's fiction
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Morpurgo; Christian Birmingham
ISBN: 9781406306460 1406306460 9781406315592 1406315591
OCLC Number: 861339396
Description: 80 pages : color illustrations ; 20 cm
Responsibility: Michael Morpurgo ; illustrated by Christian Birmingham.

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At sunrise, young Michael spots a whale on the shores of the Thames and thinks he must be dreaming. But the creature is real and it has a message for him - one that only an open-minded child can  Read more...

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