Hester Velmans ¹ 0 CHARACTERSH Pippi Longstocking but she is a far cry from the whiny self indulgent passive shallow female characters that we are too often presented with Isabel is a determined young girl who puts forth an effort to get what she wants and works alongside the male protagonist through much of the story rather than behind him again a refreshing change than behind him Again a refreshing change also should be mentioned that the author gives a nod to green living and natural disasters which I can really appreciate It
s never to early to instill an appreciation of the earth we live on Plenty of information is given about marinenever to early to instill an appreciation of the earth we live on Plenty of information is given about marine primarily Humpback whales and children will surely learn a few interesting facts while reading the story All in all a wholesome read that is informative entertaining and not in the least bit demeaning First I won this book in a give away so Thank you Also the postcard received with the book was a very nice personalized touch So the book I was pleasantly surprised I wasn t sure if I was going to like it but I ended up liking it a lot Although I d give it about 35 stars I rounded up to four I hadn t read the first one which sounds like it would be good and ind of like an adventure book This book I think did a good job of briefing the reader on the important aspects of the first book in which they might of "missed I really liked Isabel and I really liked Jessaloup in the story I realize this was written aimed for ten "I really liked Isabel and I really liked Jessaloup in the story I realize this was written aimed for ten olds so I tried to eep that in mind My son is almost 8 so that is my only reference on that category other than I used to be 10 years old once lol I don t think I would of choose this book to read on my own for the simple fact I ve never had any interest in whales and once I read the back of the book. O that together they can raise the alarm about a terrible natural disaster that's threatening the East Coast With the calamity's deadline drawing near the two teens must overcome skepticism jealousies misunderstandings and even some atro. The book sounded insanethe summary on "back was probably my least favorite thing about this book I really like the summary on Goodreadscom "was probably my least favorite thing about this book I really like the summary on Goodreadscom and I definitely think it s for girls than boys I thought once I was finished that it was a shame it didn t have a alluring summary because I would of definietly enjoyed it as a young girl I did enjoy it as an adult and thought it was better than a lot of YA books I ve read I liked the way the story flowed in the most beliveable fashion possible and I liked the ending that concluded with Jessaloup s song which is something I was looking forward too though I did wish I had some details on right after she changed into the whale at the end Also got to learn a few things about whales while reading it got me thinking they were inda cool A Perfect Seuel I adored Isabel of the Whales even though it is geared towards a younger audience than I am and I was hoping for a seuel the first time I read it The story is magical beautiful and this seuel does not disappoint It is three years later and Isabel still having trouble readjusting to her life on land though she loves her human family she misses her whale one I have to say the secrets that were revealed were not what I was expecting but it was awesome I adored it The clear love between Isabel and Jessaloup that they had trouble in their adolescent hearts expressing it was just a grand story and the perfect happily ever after conclusion i read isabel of the whales eleven ELEVEN years ago and it changed my life i only found out about this book earlier last year and it s taken me a while to read it but it is truly everything i could have ever hoped for and absolutely perfect not to be emoTM but im a MESS. Ciously bad music if they are to Save the Humans A follow up to the magical Isabel of the Whales Jessaloup's Song clears up the mystery of Isabel's origins while exploring teenage love and celebrating the family ties that bind all specie. .
Follow up to Isabel of the Whales one of my most favorite books ever Loved the ending THIS IS GOING TO T BE AMAZING I LOVED THE FIRST BOOK This book was amazing a must read for people of all ages I found this book great it was unlike the previous book for I found that ISABEL OF THE this book great it was unlike the previous book for I found that ISABEL OF THE did surpass this book However it was "still enjoyable and I now that the third will be best of all To say there is a third "enjoyable and I now that the third will be the best all To say there is a third hope I am right because the suspense I felt as I read the last page of JESSALOUP S SONG gave me uite confidence that there would be one and I hope soon I can t wait to read this book Isabel of Whales was my favorite book for about two and half year and I m embarrassed about how many times I ve reread it think the Harry Potter obsession on steroids So now I can t wait to read this and I hope it lives up to the first bookFinishedAmazing seuel to the first book Jessaloup s Song was the perfect end to Isabel s story and did not leave me with any uestions or complaints Stunning novel Great As a nanny of a ten year old girl I am always looking for literature that she will enjoy Unfortunately I have found that many of the newest books aimed at this group of youngsters are inappropriate or simply set bad examples for young girls Twilight Whatever happened to strong intelligent Noir kind heroines like Pippi Longstocking It goes without saying that when I received Jessaloup s Song I had this age group in mind and hoped that I would be presented with a book that I could happily pass along Fortunately Jessaloup s Song is an appropriate and intelligent book and certainly gives a nod to children who are much smarter than we give them credit for The main character Isabel isn t uite on par wit. A sixty ton humpback whale lies stranded gasping for breath on the sands of Cape Cod and there's just one girl in the world whonows who he is When Jessaloup is transformed into a boy Isabel has to teach him to walk talk and act human