The Search for the Giant Arctic Jellyfish

Illustrator: Chloe Savage

Binding: Paperback

Imprint: Walker Books

Age 3+

Picture Storybooks

A moving tale of grit, endurance and self-belief to inspire young explorers and dreamers from a stunningly talented debut.

Dr Morley is about to embark on a quest to the northernmost tip of the world, to discover a creature that everyone talks about but nobody has ever seen: The Giant Arctic Jellyfish. After years of research and hard graft, she gathers together a highly trained crew and a boat full of specialist equipment, and sets sail for the vast icy scapes of the Arctic. Will she find what she is searching for? Or will it find her?

From debut author-illustrator Chloe Savage comes a beautifully detailed adventure into the unknown, sure to captivate the imagination of young explorers.


Chloe Savage was born and raised in Stevenage. She has a First Class BA Honours in TV and Film Set Design from Cardiff and an MA in Children’s Book Illustration from The Cambridge School of Art. She has worked for a number of years in opera, film and television. While doodling on call sheets Chloe found her way to her great love of illustration and storytelling. Chloe is a great lover of food and the seaside, she currently lives in Hitchin with her husband and has never been happier.


The suspenseful story of an Arctic expedition in which the reader can see what the explorers cannot. The book has a sense of wonder, some surprises and detailed images that invite scrutiny.

Sunday Times

Chloe Savage keeps the suspense flowing […] Her detailed illustrations, given plenty of room, will fascinate budding artists, scientists and explorers.

the Times

This magical illustrated book sparkles with a seamless blend of scientific endeavour, magical adventure and passion for the wild. Chloe Savage’s enchanting debut is a journey to the end of the Earth that will charge the imaginations of younger readers with an appetite for adventure.

Children's Book of the Month, BBC Wildlife

This is a wonderful story of exploration and endurance.


Chloe Savage is, I think, both a dreamer and an explorer and she is also a very talented debut author-illustrator […] Here, in The Search for the Giant Arctic Jellyfish, we can all become dreamers on an adventure

Armadillo Magazine


English 4-11 Book Awards Leicester
Carnegie (CILIP)
Waterstones Children's Book Prize
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