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Children's Fiction Marine Life

Lena and the Whale

illustrated by P. John Burden

by (author) Deirdre Kessler

Nimbus Publishing
Initial publish date
Jan 2002
Marine Life
  • Paperback / softback

    Publish Date
    Jan 2002
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Lena has a 6th sense for knowing when animals are in trouble. That's how she found Hawkster, a young crow with a broken wing, and others. Her 6th sense puts her in the right place when a baby humpback whale swims too close to shore.

About the authors

Visual artist P. John Burden is a classically trained Canadian and British subject. Burden's work includes original acrylic paintings, watercolour paintings, and traditional and modern artist's prints. His art is symbolic or surrealist, using representational skills from a lifetime of drawing, painting, and design. John Burden also illustrates books for all ages and has work in collections worldwide.

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Deirdre Kessler. Charlottetown writer Deirdre Kessler is the author of five children's novels and five picture books, as well as poetry, plays, non-fiction and radio documentaries. She teaches children's literature and creative writing at the University of Prince Edward Island. "Home for Christmas" was published as an illustrated book by Pottersfield Press (1989) and appears here by permission of the publisher and the author.

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