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y separately published work icon The Whale's Tale single work   novel   young adult   science fiction  
Note: Edited by Sarah Murray-White.
Issue Details: First known date: 2009... 2009 The Whale's Tale
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'In a future where whales and dolphins can communicate with humans, and where the Whale Nation has brought space travel back from the brink of extinction, humpback whales tour the galaxy in massive spaceships called "The Whaling Fleet" performing Whalesong to receptive audiences. Uki is a teenage Japanese girl who steals a file from a whale to impress a guy in her gang, but she gets caught, and has to perform restitution to Targe, the humpback whale she's stolen the file from, by touring the galaxy with Targe and his dolphin sidekick, Charlie. Uki doesn't like Targe, Targe doesn't like Uki, and Charlie thinks he's in for the worst tour of his life until they discover Uki has a special talent.' (From the publisher's website.)

Affiliation Notes

  • This work is affiliated with the AustLit subset Asian-Australian Children's Literature and Publishing because it contains a Japanese character.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Maroubra, Randwick area, Sydney Eastern Suburbs, Sydney, New South Wales,: Peggy Bright Books , 2009 .
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      Image courtesy of publisher's website.
      Extent: 229, [1]p.p.
      Note/s:
      • Publication date: November 2009.
      ISBN: 9780980699807

Works about this Work

Whale Watching with Edwina Harvey Astrid Cooper (interviewer), 2010 single work interview
— Appears in: The Specusphere , February no. 12 2010;
The Whale’s Tale by Edwina Harvey Jonathan Dean , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: Infinitas Newsletter , December vol. 18 no. 12 2009; (p. 3)

— Review of The Whale's Tale Edwina Harvey , 2009 single work novel
The Whale’s Tale by Edwina Harvey Jonathan Dean , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: Infinitas Newsletter , December vol. 18 no. 12 2009; (p. 3)

— Review of The Whale's Tale Edwina Harvey , 2009 single work novel
Whale Watching with Edwina Harvey Astrid Cooper (interviewer), 2010 single work interview
— Appears in: The Specusphere , February no. 12 2010;
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