Children and Young Adults
Nature and popular science

Andreas Tjernshaugen
Line Renslebråten

The Blue Whale – The Incredible Story of the Biggest Animal that has Ever Lived
Blåhvalen. Den utrolige historien om det største dyret som noen gang har levd.

Come along into the sea!
Did you know that the blue whale is the largest animal that has ever existed? That it is even bigger than the biggest dinosaurs? And that long ago, the whales had four legs and lived on land? In The Blue Whale Andreas Tjernshaugen takes you into the sea. You can read about the life of the blue whale – what it eats, where it swims and how it breathes through a nose that is at the top of its head. You also get to know how the blue whales have become so big and how we humans almost (but fortunately only almost) exterminated all the blue whales in the world.

A fantastic book for anyone curious about life in the sea.

Illustrations by Line Renslebråten.

Nominated for the 2020 Brage Prize

Tjernshaugen blåhvalen

‘Cool and knowledgeable.’

Anne Sverdrup-Thygeson, author of the international bestseller "Terra Insecta. The little ones that make the world go ’round"

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