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Another moving and true-to-life story for Jacqueline Wilson fans aged 8+

A tender and gentle story that will captivate readers of 8+ from bestselling author Jacqueline Wilson.

Ella’s mum’s in a deep coma having just had a new baby. That means Ella has to live with Jack, her hopeless stepfather and cope with her tiny newborn brother, as well as worrying about Mum. The only thing that’s going right is her school project. It’s all about whales and how they sing out to each other to attract a mate — sometimes for hours. Maybe a whale song could reach Mum, wherever she is, and bring her back to Ella and baby Samson. Surely it’s worth a try?


I felt The Longest Whale Song with its honest characters and dialogue, its unique coverage of the trauma Ella and her family experience, and its ability to unite readers with Ella's coping process is a tender, moving story in the classic Wilson mould.

Alison Nolan, Inis (Ireland)

...this story will delight... As always, the characters are beautifully portrayed and you are really drawn ino their lives, especially that of Ella


The latest Jacqueline Wilson is out in paperback now! Ella's mum is in a coman so can Ella wake her with a whale song? Full of drama, JW fans will love it!

Go Girl, Go Girl

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Formats & editions

  • Paperback


    October 1, 2011


    336 pages

    RRP $17.99

    Online retailers

    • Abbey's Bookshop
    • Angus & Robertson Bookworld
    • Booktopia
    • Boomerang Books
    • Collins Booksellers
    • Dymocks
    • Books Kinokuniya
    • The Nile
    • QBD
    • Readings
    • Robinsons Bookshop

    Find your local bookstore at booksellers.org.au

  • EBook


    December 1, 2010

    RHCP Digital

    336 pages

    Online retailers

    • iBooks
    • Amazon Kindle
    • Booktopia
    • eBooks
    • Google Play
    • Kobo

    Find your local bookstore at booksellers.org.au

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