The BA Children’s Bookselling Group has announced that The Boy Who Met A Whale  by Nizrana Farook is the January book of the month.

It is the second novel by Nizrana - her first novel The Girl Who Stole An Elephant was published in January 2020.

The Boy Who Met A Whale is set on the same fictional Sri Lankan island. It is a thrilling adventure story jam-packed with peril and kidnap and a huge blue whale.

“In the past year since my debut came out one of the things I’ve enjoyed most is connecting with booksellers, and the generosity and support of indies has been overwhelming. It makes me feel hugely honoured and grateful that The Boy Who Met a Whale has been chosen as the Children’s Book of the Month. It’s an amazing splash into 2021 for my book.” – Nizrana Farook

The stunning cover was illustrated by David Dean.




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