The Lost Whale by Hannah Gold

The Lost Whale

Hannah Gold with Levi Pinfold (Illustrator)

320 pages first pub 2022 (editions)

fiction middle grade nature adventurous dark medium-paced

Description

What if you could communicate with a whale? Rio has been sent to live with a grandmother he barely knows in California, while his mum is in hospital back home. Alone and adrift, the only thing that makes him smile is joining his new friend Marina ...

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Community Reviews Summary of 57 reviews

Moods

emotional 80%
adventurous 72%
hopeful 68%
informative 56%
inspiring 40%
lighthearted 32%
reflective 20%
dark 16%
relaxing 12%
sad 8%
tense 8%
challenging 4%
funny 4%

Pace

medium 58%
fast 37%
slow 4%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 58% | Character: 35% | Plot: 5%

Strong character development?

Yes: 94% | It's complicated: 5%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 94% | It's complicated: 5%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 57% | Yes: 21% | N/A: 14% | It's complicated: 7%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

It's complicated: 33% | Yes: 33% | No: 26% | N/A: 6%

Average rating

4.5

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