Julia and the Shark
Kiran Millwood Hargrave. Illustrated by Tom de Freston.
Longlisted for the 2022 James Cropper Wainwright Prize for Children's Writing on Nature and Conservation.
Julia has followed her mum and dad to live on a remote island for the summer - her dad, for work; her mother, on a determined mission to find the elusive Greenland shark. But when her mother's obsession threatens to submerge them all, Julia finds herself on an adventure with dark depths and a lighthouse full of hope...
A beautiful and uplifting story about a mother, a daughter, and love - with timely themes of the importance of science and the environment. 224 pages.
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