Now every age can hunt the great white whale!
This is a POP-UP version of Moby Dick. How cool is that? We're big fans of course.
Killing a sixty-ton sperm whale that could destroy a boat with a flick of its massive tail was no easy task. Whalemen of the early nineteenth century were not just hunters, they were also explorers—sailing on the uncharted sea in search of some of the largest creatures on earth. The most famous whale of all? Moby Dick.$21.99ISBN: 9780763630188Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Candlewick - September 12th, 2006
"Handsome pencil, ink, and watercolor illustrations on nearly every spread evoke the vastness and unfathomable mystery of the sea, varying from black and white to full color." — School Library JournalEmail or call for priceISBN: 9780794515744Availability: Special OrderPublished: Usborne Books - January 1st, 2008
BUT WHILE THEY RELAXED ON THE SURFACE, MOBY DICK WAS THUNDERING TOWARDS THEM, CHARGING UP FROM A THOUSAND FEET BELOW. THE SPEEDING WHALE SMASHED INTO THE HULL OF ONE BOAT AND CARRIED IT FORTY FEET INTO THE AIR. IT BURST INTO A CLOUD OF WOOD CHIPS AND BROKEN, BLOODY MEN, , LONGING TO GO TO SEA, ISHMAEL SIGNS UP FOR A VOYAGE ON THE WHALING SHIP PEQUOD.Email or call for priceISBN: 9789380028224Availability: BackorderedPublished: Campfire - July 27th, 2010
It was an obsession that would destroy them all...
On a cold December night, a young man called Ishmael rents a room at an inn in Massachusetts. He has come from Manhattan to the north-east of America to sign up for a whaling expedition.$6.95ISBN: 9781402766442Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Sterling - February 1st, 2010
Call me Ishmael. These three famous words begin one of America's most epic novels, a tale of one obsessed captain, his doomed crew, and an elusive white whale named Moby-Dick. The massive original, however, can be very hard for young readers to navigate.