Dolphin Song

  • by Lauren St. John
  • Narrated by Ruth Wilson
  • 3 hrs and 35 mins
  • Abridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

It's June - winter in South Africa, and Martine and her grandmother are enjoying a cold but beautiful walk along the beach when they find a stranded, dying dolphin. Martine uses her gift of healing to help it back to the ocean, but it's only the latest in a series of inexplicable beachings of dolphins and whales - and the start of a brand new adventure for Martine.After a last stolen midnight ride on her beloved white giraffe, Jemmy, Martine's class is off on an amazing school trip to the islands of Mozambique to witness the legendary "sardine run".It's a trip that goes drastically wrong, and Martine, with close friend Ben, finds herself swimming in shark-infested waters, marooned on an uninhabited island, and suddenly at the centre of mysterious submarine goings-on as she tries to save a pod of 100 dolphins from certain death.


What the Critics Say

"St John again evokes the beauty of Africa in this powerful tale of a girl's special relationship with animals." (Waterstone's Books Quarterly)
"Beguiling storytelling with a timeless feel." (The Bookseller)


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Customer Reviews

Most Helpful

good book i would get it

What did you like most about Dolphin Song?

the thing i liked was the middle and end

What did you like best about this story?

the story i liked best

Would you listen to another book narrated by Ruth Wilson?


Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?

no not really

Any additional comments?

good book but i would like last in the seres

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- Eddie

Book Details

  • Release Date: 03-07-2008
  • Publisher: Orion Publishing Group Limited