A beautiful 10th anniversary paperback edition of this award-winning, beloved modern classic, containing a note from the author. Noi lives with his dad and six cats by the sea. With his dad working hard as a fisherman, Noi sometimes feels a bit lonely, so when, one day, he finds a little whale washed up on the beach after a storm, he takes it home to care for it.
At first, Noi tries to keep his new friend a secret, but there's only so long you can keep a whale in the bath without your dad finding out... Noi is persuaded that the whale must go back to the sea where it belongs, but their friendship will stay with him forever... This stunningly-illustrated story was awarded the inaugural Oscar's Book Prize and has gone on to become a much-loved global bestseller.