Nicola Davies is a zoologist and award-winning writer. Her books
for children include the best-selling A First Book of
Nature, illustrated by Mark Hearld, Tiny: The Invisible
World of Microbes, Just Ducks, shortlisted for the Kate
Greenaway Medal, Extreme Animals and The Promise.
Nicola lives in Abergavenny, Wales. www.nicola-davies.com
Annabel Wright trained at Brighton College of Art. Her work can be seen everywhere from theatre backdrops to postage stamps, New York subway cars to building hoardings. For Walker she illustrated the poetry collection From Mouth to Mouth, and her other clients include The New Yorker, Amnesty International, The Independent, Royal Mail and The Economist. Annabel lives in Glasgow, Scotland.
Gripping arctic adventure based on a real conservation project *
Here, and in all he other titles in the series, Nicola Davies shows the importance of protecting all endangered wildlife. -- The Guardian * The Guardian *
The fifth title in the Heroes of the Wild series. -- Times Educational Supplement * Times Educational Supplement *
Davies' skill as a storyteller is put to good effect [...] Even if the story itself is short, it stays in the memory for a good while afterwards. * The School Librarian *
The Whale Who Saved Us is not just a good story for the nine-pluses, but a fascinating glimpse into the world of the inuit people. * Newbury Weekly News *