Whale in a fishbowl /

by Howell, Troy [author.]; Jones, Richard [illustrator.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New York : Schwartz & Wade Books, [2018]Edition: First edition.Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 26 cm.ISBN: 9781524715182 (hardcover); 1524715182 (hardcover).Subject(s): Whales -- FictionSummary: Wednesday, a whale living in captivity, is inspired by a little girl named Piper to try to reach the sea.
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Wednesday is a whale who lives in a fishbowl smack dab in the middle of a city--it's the only home she's ever known. Cars whizz around her and people hurry past; even the sun and moon circle above. But if she leaps high enough out of her bowl, Wednesday can see it- a calm bit of blue off in the distance. When a girl in a paisley dress tells Wednesday "You belong in the sea," the whale starts to wonder, what is the sea? Readers will cheer--and get all choked up-- when, one day, Wednesday leaps higher than ever before and sets in motion a breathtaking chain of events that will carry her to her rightful home. Touching, and ultimately uplifting, here is a story about a lonely creature longing to be free--and longing to find someone just like her.

Wednesday, a whale living in captivity, is inspired by a little girl named Piper to try to reach the sea.

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Wednesday is a whale who lives in a big fishbowl "smack in the middle" of a city, but she's drawn to a distant patch of blue. She first learns the word sea from a compassionate young visitor named Piper; a giant leap (portrayed on a vertical gatefold) finds the whale finally home. A lovely story, gorgeously illustrated in grays and muted blues, of discovering where you belong. (c) Copyright 2019. The Horn Book, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Media Source, Inc. No redistribution permitted.

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