A Symphony of Whales

by Steve Schuch and Peter Sylvada

Once, humans and whales made music together . . . but that was long ago.

  • Format: Paperback
  • ISBN-13/EAN: 9780152165482
  • ISBN-10: 0152165487
  • Pages: 32
  • Publication Date: 10/01/2002
  • Carton Quantity: 50

About the book

Glashka can . . . but with that mysterious power comes great responsibility. When she discovers thousands of whales trapped in a rapidly freezing inlet, she knows it is up to her to gather the people of her town to help them.
Based on an actual event, this inspiring story follows Glashka and her people as they come to understand the importance of all life.

About the author
Steve Schuch

STEVE SCHUCH is an award-winning musician and storyteller. He lives in New Hampshire.  

Peter Sylvada

PETER SYLVADA graduated from Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, California. His first picture book, A Symphony of Whales, won the Christopher Medal and was named a New York Times Book Review Best Illustrated Book and a Smithsonian Magazine Notable Book. He lives in Cardiff, California.


"Riveting . . . Sylvada's paintings shimmer with northern light."--Smithsonian Magazine

"Beautifully conveys the idea of music as an intrinsic part of the natural world."--Booklist

"A truly beautiful story."--Family Life