Discover this spellbinding story from former Children’s Laureate and author of War Horse
Michael Morpurgo, and illustrated by multi-award-winning Michael Foreman.
Jim lives in a Cornish fishing village – but since the fish disappeared, no one goes fishing any more. One day, Jim spots a dolphin beached on the sand, and soon the whole village is working together to return the dolphin to the water. The dolphin stays in the harbour, playing with Jim and the swimmers, but then the dolphin disappears…will Jim ever see him again?
"Michael Morpurgo's poignant narrative, complemented by Michael Foreman's wonderful illustrations . . . It doesn't get much better." —Times
"Lovingly illustrated in delicate watercolours, Dolphin Boy is the touching tale of a boy's unconditional love for a new-found friend that will thrill and engage." —Good Book Guide
"Michael Morpurgo is a master storyteller and this tale of a fishing village struggling to survive . . . is no exception. For all ages, this is a beautifully illustrated book." —Education Otherwise