Books tagged: sperm whale

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Whalesong (The Whalesong Trilogy #1)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 28,560. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2011. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Animals
"Whalesong" is the classic fable of Hruna the humpback whale and his journey into love, mystery, and spiritual awakening in the waters of the world.
Moby Dick In Plain and Simple English (Includes Study Guide, Complete Unabridged Book, Historical Context, and Character Index)(Annotated)
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Series: Plain and Simple English, Book 63. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 223,950. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2012. Category: Fiction » Classics
An obsessed and insane captain leads his crew into dangerous waters. A young man, eager to go to sea and forget his problems, signs on with a whaling ship for the first time. A savage islander shows what it means to be brave, strong, and compassionate. A mighty white whale haunts the dreams of every whaler in the four oceans.
Moby Dick Retold For Kids (Beginner Reader Classics)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,120. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2013. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Action & Adventure / Pirates
The hunt for a gigantic whale. You can't get more exciting than that. Herman's Melville's "Moby Dick" has long been considered one of the greatest American novels ever wrote. If you want to introduce your children to the classic work, then this is the perfect book. It takes the structure and plot of Melville’s work and puts it into a language and format that younger kids will understand. KidLit
The Wreck of the Whaleship Essex: The History of the Shipwreck That Inspired Moby Dick
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,080. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2014 by BookCaps. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
In 1820, a sperm whale attacked and sunk the Whaleship Essex. 2000 miles off the coast of South America, the crew knew it would be a true feat to survive and make it to shore--any shore. It’s story became legendary; Ralph Waldo Emerson wrote about it; Edgar Allen Poe incorporated details of it in his only novel; and, most notoriously of them all, it served as the inspiration for Herman Melville’