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Call of the Titanic

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From the bestselling author of Darwin's Dragons and My Friend the Octopus comes an exciting historical adventure – with a touch of magic – set aboard the Titanic ... 

'[A] compelling adventure ... Superb.'THE TIMES, BOOK OF THE WEEK

Young cabin steward, Sid, is proud to be working on the Titanic, the greatest stream liner ever built.

Clara dreams of adventure at sea, and discovers it the hard way as a stowaway on a much smaller ship, the Carpathia. 

Here, she meets a giant bear of a dog: Rigel, who has a reputation for mischief. 

What none of them can foresee is how they'll need each other on the night Titanic collides with an iceberg.

Or that an even more extraordinary creature might also answer their call ...

  • The third middle-grade historical adventure from the author of Darwin's Dragons and My Friend the Octopus  

    A new spin on the sinking of the Titanic, offering an uplifting alternate history of real-life survivor, Sid Daniels

    A touching animal friendship lies at the heart of the story, as well as hints of mythology 

    Showcases Lindsay Galvin's trademark combination of exciting adventure, real-life history and a magical twist 



    ‘A striking and original adventure … just the sort of story I love.’ EMMA CARROLL

    ‘WHAT a voyage! [Darwin’s Dragons] is everything you hope it will be …’ LUCY STRANGE

    ‘[A] beautifully fictionalised story’ THE TELEGRAPH

    Genre: Children's Fiction

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