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The Fisherman & the Whale

Written & illustrated by Jessica Lanan
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Jessica Lanan’s dreamy and dramatic watercolor paintings bring to life a wordless story about wonder in the natural world. A fisherman takes his son for a trip out on the water. When they encounter a whale entangled at sea, they realize a connection that transcends the animal kingdom.

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Book Topics › wordless
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Book Topics › the ocean
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Who Wrote The Fisherman & the Whale

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Jessica Lanan

Jessica Lanan grew up surrounded by the majesty of the Rocky Mountains and finds inspiration all around her in the natural world. She is the illustrator of several books for children including Out of School and Into Nature: The Anna Comstock Story and The Story I’ll Tell. The Fisherman and the Whale is the first book that she has both written and illustrated. Jessica lives in Boulder, Colorado, with her husband, baby daughter, and three-legged cat. Visit her online at

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