• A Whale in Paris
    A Whale in Paris,  News

    A Whale in Paris

    A Whale in Paris is a novel for younger readers by Claire Polders & Daniel Presley (Atheneum Books for Young Readers / Simon & Schuster, 2018) A hopeful and heroic girl befriends a lost whale during the German occupation of Paris in…

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    Reader’s Questions (I)

    Daniel and I were delighted to receive a kind and interesting letter last week. It was sent by a young reader who liked "A Whale in Paris" enough to thank us for having written the book. She also asked a…

  • A Whale in Paris
    A Whale in Paris,  News

    A Whale in Paris — Review

    The Historical Novel Society has reviewed “A Whale in Paris” — thank you so much! — and here’s what they say: “This story … delves into the workings of human nature, and teaches young readers valuable life lessons, such as…