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Ride the Wind by Nicola Davies, Salvatore Rubbino

Ride the Wind

Nicola Davies, Salvatore Rubbino

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Category: Children's
Imprint: Walker Books Ltd
Publisher: Walker Books Ltd
Publication date: 1 Aug 2020
ISBN: 9781406379556

A beautiful, heartfelt story from the author of King of the Sky and The Promise. Javier has a secret. On one of his father's fishing-trips, he finds an albatross caught on the hooks; alive, if only barely

  • The TimesChildren's Book of the Week
4 stars out of 5
Alex O’Connell
25 Jul 2020

"A beautiful tale with illustrations to match"

There is much to talk about here with school-age readers (it’s probably not one for toddlers) and Rubbino captures the joy of the bird, the pain of loss and the harshness of the fishing life with his extraordinary pen. Squawks of approval.