Book Review, Middle Grade Fiction

The Boy Who Met a Whale by Nizrana Farook

Join head-strong Razi and his strong, sensible sister, Shifa, as they run away to sea on an amazing adventure! When mysterious Zheng washes up on their beach full of stories of theft, mutiny and murder, Razi is determined get over his fear of the sea so he can help Zheng find his captain’s treasure chest and the lost Dagger of Serendib.

Readers will become immersed in the land and culture of this gorgeous part of Sri Lanka. The hubbub of the fishing village and tightness of the community, the beautiful beaches and powerful sea, and, most significantly, the incredible animals that command respect and awe. Nizrana Farook weaves a wonderful adventure that comes to life in readers’ imaginations.

Razi, Shifa and Zheng’s quest is full of heart-stopping moments. With threatening villains who keep turning up just when our heroes think they’re in the clear, readers will stay on the edge of their seats, gripped until the final page. With lessons of determination, bravery and survival, The Boy Who Met a Whale will inspire children across the world.

Thank you to Nizrana Farook & Nosy Crow for this fantastic book!

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