To the Sea (Hardcover)

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By Cale Atkinson, Cale Atkinson (Illustrator)

Staff Reviews

— Hachette Book Group

"Free Willy" meets picture book meets 2015. Even if you aren't a huge fan of whale books (as I am) you will not be able to deny the cuteness within. Tim's gigantic whale body and adorable little face will not get old; a solid friendship/journey story complete with many entertaining drawings of ways to get to the ocean. Delightful. — Aubrey Restifo


Sometimes Tim feels invisible at school-until one day, when Tim meets Sam. But Sam isn't just any new friend: he's a blue whale, and he can't find his way home! Returning Sam to the sea is hard work, but Tim is determined to help. After all, it's not every day you meet a new friend!

This picture book about the power of friendship by new talent Cale Atkinson is brought to life by charming, dynamic illustrations.

About the Author

Cale Atkinson grew up exploring the great outdoors around Vancouver, Canada. He still never turns down the chance to lift up a rock or log and say hello to any creatures that live below. Cale is also the author of To the Sea. Visit him online at or on Twitter @2dCale.

Praise For…

Praise for To the Sea:
Ontario Library Association's Best Bets Top Ten List
Toronto Public Library First & Best

Product Details
ISBN: 9781484708132
ISBN-10: 148470813X
Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Publication Date: June 2nd, 2015
Pages: 48
Language: English
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