Song of the Dolphin Boy

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Author: Elizabeth Laird

Publisher: Pan Macmillan

ISBN: 1509828222

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 210

View: 1139

Finn has always been different, and in the tiny fishing village of Stromhead he sticks out like a sore thumb. Always told to keep away from the water, he's felt that something was missing until one day he dives in and finds that, swimming with the dolphins, he feels completely at home. But his new friends are in danger of being injured by the rubbish that floats out into the water - and now a supermarket is going to release thousands of balloons that could drift out to sea and cause even more damage. Desperate to help the dolphins, Finn goes to the Lighthouse Crew, a group of kids who have always left Finn out. Will they be able to set aside their differences to save the dolphins? And what will Finn discover about his past along the way? A moving adventure about the impact of plastic pollution on our seas, and the campaigning power of friendship from the award-winning Elizabeth Laird, illustrated by Peter Bailey. 'Song of the Dolphin Boy is such a beautiful, important, heartfelt book. I loved every page' Lauren St John 'A lively and inspiring tale of village life and the dangers to wildlife of releasing balloons' The Sunday Times

Dolphin Boy

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Author: Michael Morpurgo

Publisher: Random House

ISBN: 144818732X

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 32

View: 6316

Jim lives in a fishing village - but no-one goes fishing any more as all the fish have gone. One day, Jim spots a dolphin beached on the sand. He runs to get help, and everyone works together to return the dolphin to the water. Afterwards, the dolphin stays in the harbour, playing with the swimmers - and he even carries Jim on his back! Then the dolphin disappears, and everyone is so sorrowful they take out a boat to find him. Suddenly the sea is boiling with dolphins leaping out of the sea! They have come to stay - and the village comes to life with tourists, mended boats, and dolphins!

Dolphin Boy

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Author: Julie Bertagna,Chris Chapman

Publisher: Mammoth Read

ISBN: 9780749737306

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 83

View: 3259

A boy who won't speak meets a lost dolphin. Trapped in loneliness, a bond of friendship grows between them that leads the way to happiness and freedom for both the boy and the dolphin.

Arion the Dolphin Boy

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Author: Saviour Pirotta

Publisher: Orchard (NY)

ISBN: 9781846164743

Category: Arion (Greek mythology)

Page: 30

View: 6769

This series offers friendly and accessible Greek myth retellings, with clear type and illustrations. Arion was the greatest poet in the world. On his way home from a far-off land, sailors want to steal his treasure and leave him to drown. Who will save him?

Dolphin Boy Blue

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Author: Felice Arena

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780006751984

Category: Adventure and adventurers

Page: 156

View: 3670

Dolphin Boy Blue, set in the blue waters of the Australian ocean, is a heart-warming story of a boy and a dolphin who take on the world, and win Felice Arena is best known for his role as Marco Alessi in the television series Neighbours.

The Dolphin's Boy

A Story of Courage and Friendship

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Author: Pascale Noa Bercovitch

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780283063572

Category: Dolphins

Page: 200

View: 3524

The Distance Travelled

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Author: Brett Savory

Publisher: ChiZine

ISBN: 1771481838

Category: Fiction

Page: 270

View: 9384

Why have certain denizens of Hell taken to throwing farm animals through innocent folks’ kitchen windows? How long does it take a dead, desiccated gas attendant to walk out to his pumps? What sort of relationship do the Lord of the Underworld and Hell’s Head Torturer have besides the obvious professional one? What kind of air conditioning units do they use down there? Do they listen to Cyndi Lauper? What is Hell’s official currency, and by what criteria did The Big Red Fella choose it? Can pigs eat cereal with a spoon? What nameless beast dwells in the flame pit near the hole to Upside? What is Upside, for that matter, and why should you care anyway? Within the pages of this book, you will find the answers to these pressing questions, as well as answers to other, significantly less pressing, questions. . . . Praise for The Distance Travelled "A completely unique take on life in hell. Snappy dialog and a bizarre backdrop set this adventure tale apart from the pack." —Christopher Moore, author of Practical Demonkeeping, The Stupidest Angel, and Lamb: The Gospel According to Biff, Christ's Childhood Pal "The Distance Travelled is a raucous blood-and-guts pulper, complete with hardboiled mugs like PigBoy, Tom China, and Portnoy Spavin. By setting his hero's mysterious quest in Hell itself, Brett Alexander Savory has started a whole new genre: Actual Underworld Noir." —Stewart O'Nan, author of Snow Angels and Faithful, co-written with Stephen King “I loved it. Stylish, fun, and neatly turned. Distinctive and bizarre—and I mean that in a good way—this is a fine ride through some very unusual territories." —Michael Marshall Smith, author of Spares and Only Forward

Odyssey of the Auditor Interns

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Author: Thomas McGoldrick

Publisher: Lulu.com

ISBN: 1411676882

Category: Fiction

Page: 624

View: 8570

This is the story of a group of young men and women who hired on as auditor interns and then fought for good assignments and for promotions. It describes their adventures of fighting to get to the top of the mud hill for promotions throughout their careers, their joys and their tribulations. And, also their ending position.