Befriended by a whale as he is drowning in the ocean, a mouse gets a chance to reciprocate years later in an equally unlikely situation.
When a seafaring mouse is shipwrecked, he is saved by a giant whale. Years later, the mouse gets a chance to return the favor in this story of an unlikely friendship. Selected by the New York Times Book Review as one of the Best Illustrated Children's Books of 1971.
Genre: Juvenile Fiction
Subgenre: Animals / Marine Life, Social Issues / Friendship, Animals / Mice + Hamsters + Guinea Pigs + etc.