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Welcome Home Welcome Home is the story of a young boy and a whale as she swims into the river harbour seeking safety and a resolution to the violent past relationship between whales and man This prosaic journey a

  • Title: Welcome Home
  • Author: Christina Booth
  • ISBN: 9781925000085
  • Page: 362
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Welcome Home is the story of a young boy and a whale as she swims into the river harbour seeking safety and a resolution to the violent past relationship between whales and man This prosaic journey, accompanied with soft, sketchy watercolour imagoes, reveals how the past can impact our future Can the boy make amends for the past Can the whale forgive and return to whatWelcome Home is the story of a young boy and a whale as she swims into the river harbour seeking safety and a resolution to the violent past relationship between whales and man This prosaic journey, accompanied with soft, sketchy watercolour imagoes, reveals how the past can impact our future Can the boy make amends for the past Can the whale forgive and return to what was once her ancestors home

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      Published :2019-06-21T14:59:11+00:00

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    During the early years of colonisation in Australia, the captains of convict ships as well as whaling boats were encouraged to kill whales - especially the "right whale", so called because they were considered the "right" whale to hunt. The Southern right whale - or baleen whale - have been a protected species since 1935, but before then over 26,000 of them were killed by European settlers. They are playful mammals who have young only once every three years, and their carcasses were used to make [...]

    Welcome Home by Christina BoothFord Street PublishingPB Ages 7+ Price: AUD$26.95 HC $16.95 PBISBN: HC 9781925000085 PB 9781925000092 Reviewer: Jenny Mounfield‘When I heard her call, it came from the river, echoing off the mountains like a whisper while the moon danced on the waves.’Filled with poetic language, and gentle watercolour illustrations in tones that encourage reflection, this is a beautiful story of one whale’s return to its ancestral waters and the intuitive child who is there [...]

    A story about a boy and a whale, and about hope. A simple yet powerful text with stunning illustrations. And an added bonus for me - the sense of place - Tasmanians will recognise the Derwent River.

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