A family secret waiting to be discovered… from bestselling author of A Dog Called Homeless.
A shared story can last forever.
Hannah’s grandad loves telling stories from his past, but there’s one that he can’t remember… one that Hannah knows is important.
When a whale appears off the coast, clues to Grandad’s secret begin to surface. Hannah is determined to solve the mystery but, as she gets closer to the truth, Grandad’s story is more extraordinary than she imagined.
Includes beautiful inside artwork from hugely talented illustrator, Gary Blythe.
Praise for Sarah Lean:
"… beautifully written and moving without being mawkish. A talent to watch." – The Bookseller Buyers Guide
"touching, reflective and lyrical.” – Sunday Times, Culture
“Sarah Lean's graceful, miraculous writing will have you weeping one moment and rejoicing the next.” – Katherine Applegate, author of The One and Only Ivan
About the author
Sarah Lean grew up in Wells, Somerset but now lives in Dorset with her husband, son and dog. She has worked as a page-planner for a newspaper, a stencil-maker and a gardener, amongst various other things. She gained a first class English degree and became a primary school teacher before returning to complete an MA in Creative and Critical Writing with University of Winchester. ‘A Dog Called Homeless’ was her first novel.
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Another classic. Tugs at the heart strings.