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 (Author)
Michael Morpurgo has written over 120 books, many of them award-winning. His most well-known work, War Horse, was adapted into a multi-Oscar nominated film by Steven Spielberg, and a widely-acclaimed play at the National Theatre.
In 2003 Michael became the third Children's Laureate, a position he helped create with the poet Ted Hughes.
With his wife, Clare, he set up the charity Farms for City Children, and for their pioneering work they were both awarded the MBE in 1999.
Michael Foreman (Illustrator)
Michael Foreman is one of the most talented and popular creators of children's books today. He has won the Kate Greenaway Medal two times and has been the UK nominee for the Hans Christian Andersen Award twice. His highly acclaimed books are published all over the world. He is married and has three sons. He divides his time between St Ives in Cornwall and London.
Michael Morpurgo’s poignant narative, complemented by Michael Foreman’s wonderful illustrations…It doesn’t get much better.
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.
The 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 beaufifully illustrated book.