Waiting for the Whales

Unabridged Audiobook

Written By: Sheryl McFarlane

Narrated By: Priscilla Holbrook

Publisher: Orca Book Publishers

Date: January 2013

Duration: 0 hours 7 minutes

Summary:

In this timeless classic set on the West Coast, an old man lives alone on a bluff overlooking the sea, tends his garden and waits. Only when the whales return each year to the bay in front of his cottage is his loneliness eased. One day his daughter and her baby return home to live with the old man, bringing a renewed sense of purpose to his life. As his granddaughter grows, the old man passes on a wealth of knowledge and wisdom as well as his passion for the whales. And each year they wait together for the whales to appear.


Waiting for the Whales illuminates the unique friendship between grandparent and child and celebrates the restorative power of the natural world. Originally published twenty-five years ago, this award-winning picture book is sure to enchant a whole new generation of readers.

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Waiting for the Whales

by Sheryl McFarlane

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Waiting for the Whales, Sheryl McFarlane