Was Moby Dick Real?

Was Moby Dick Real?

Book - 2018
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The tale of the giant white whale immortalized in Herman Melville's classic 1851 novel was inspired by horrifying real events: the shipwreck of a whaling boat and the desperate efforts of its twenty-man crew to survive. With accessible text and vivid full-color imagery, this engrossing volume investigates both the legend and the true story behind Moby Dick. Entertaining fast facts and insightful sidebars will keep elementary-level readers engaged throughout. A Further Reading list with books and websites encourages further exploration.
Publisher: New York :, Enslow Publishing,, 2018, ©2018.
ISBN: 9780766091979
Branch Call Number: J 813 MEL L
Characteristics: 32 pages : colour illustrations, colour map, colour portrait ; 23 cm


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