Moby Dick by Andrew Glass & Eric A. Kimmel
Chasing the Great White Whale

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Come with us aboard the Pequod.

We search for Moby Dick,

 the Great White Whale!

Along with Captain Ahab,

you’ll meet danger face to face,

hunting the fiercest creature

the seas have ever known!

Are you brave enough—

and bold enough—

for the adventure of your life?

The award-winning author and illustrator team of Eric A. Kimmel and Andrew Glass introduce a new generation of readers to a magnificent and memorable retelling of Herman Melville’s masterpiece, Moby Dick.


About Andrew Glass & Eric A. Kimmel

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Eric A. Kimmel is the author of over a hundred books for children. He and his wife live in Portland, Oregon, only a two-hour drive from the ocean, where they watch the migration of the gray whales every year. Andrew Glass is the author and illustrator of many books for children, including the Newbery Honor books Graven Images: Three Stories by Paul Fleischman and The Wish Giver: Three Tales of Coven Tree by Bill Brittain. Andrew lives in Manhattan with his wife and daughter.
Published September 3, 2013 by Feiwel & Friends. 40 pages
Genres: Nature & Wildlife, Action & Adventure, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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A pity he chooses to end the retelling with the simplistic and wholly un-Melville-ian lesson, “The moral of this story is, / as my sad tale has shown: / Respect all creatures, great and small, / and leave the whales alone!” The high point of the title turns out to be Glass’ art.

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Kimmel (Even Higher!) works hard to make this classic accessible to young readers, distilling Melville’s sprawling epic into sturdy ballad-style verse: “Then Captain Ahab came on deck./ What happened to his leg?/ T’was bitten off by Moby Dick./ That’s why the whalebone peg.” Glass’s s...

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