The Definitive Guide to

Whale in a Fishbowl

Written by Troy Howell & illustrated by Richard Jones
Goodreads Rating - 3.8 / 5.0
Add to list
Prices as of Sep 23
$17.99
Retail Price
$15.29
Bookshop
$14.46
used $6.09
Amazon
May 22, 2018
Publication Date
42
Pages
4-8
Target Age

What's This Book About

Publisher Summary

Wednesday is a whale who lives in a fishbowl smack dab in the middle of a city—it’s the only home she’s ever known. Cars whizz around her and people hurry past; even the sun and moon circle above. But if she leaps high enough out of her bowl, Wednesday can see it: a calm bit of blue off in the distance. When a girl in a paisley dress tells Wednesday “You belong in the sea,” the whale starts to wonder, what is the sea? Readers will cheer—and get all choked up— when, one day, Wednesday leaps higher than ever before and sets in motion a breathtaking chain of events that will carry her to her rightful home. Touching, and ultimately uplifting, here is a story about a lonely creature longing to be free—and longing to find someone just like her.

What Kind of Book is Whale in a Fishbowl

Book Lists That Include Whale in a Fishbowl

Book Topics › home
Children's Books About Home
Book Topics › loneliness
Children's Books About Loneliness
Book Topics › the ocean
Children's Books About The Ocean
Book Topics › whales
Children's Books About Whales
Kids Book Club
Monthly. Curated. Delivered.
Get Started
As low as $16.95 / mo

Who Wrote Whale in a Fishbowl

author
Troy Howell

Troy Howell has been writing and illustrating books for more than 25 years. His many awards and distinctions include starred reviews in <i>Kirkus Reviews, Publishers Weekly, </i>and <i>School Library Journal; </i>an American Bookseller Pick of the Lists; an Educational Press Association of America Distinguished Achievement Award; and Merit Awards from the Los Angeles Society of Illustrators and the New York Society of Illustrators. Visit him on the Web at troyhowelletc.com or follow him on Twitter at @TroyHow11.

View Author

Who Illustrated Whale in a Fishbowl

illustrator
Richard Jones

Richard Jones has more than 20 years of experience in the creative arts with a PhD in graphic communication. In his spare time, Richard enjoys bobbing about in the sea, feeding the cat, and licorice. He lives in England.

View Illustrator

What Has Troy Howell Said About This Book

Nothing yet! 🤷 You should let Troy know that you want more details about Whale in a Fishbowl!

What Has Richard Jones Said About This Book

Nothing yet! 🤷 You should let Richard know that you want more details about Whale in a Fishbowl!

More Books From These Creatives

Books You Might Enjoy If You Liked Whale in a Fishbowl

Book Details

ISBN:
9781524715182
Publication Date:
May 22, 2018
Library of Congress Number (LCCN):
2017024602
ASIN/ISBN 10:
1524715182
ATOS® Book Level:
2.6
Accelerated Reader® Points:
0.5
Accelerated Reader Quiz:
503503
Accelerated Reader Interest Level:
LG

Contribute to this page

Core Score - 62%
More than halfway there—keep going!
Depth Score - 15%
Just the barebones.
Improve this page
Are you the author or illustrator? Claim this page.