Call of the Titanic


by Galvin, Lindsay | Interest age: from c 9 years
Published 08/06/2023 by Chicken House Ltd in the United Kingdom
Paperback | 320 pages

ISBN: 9781913696696 Category:


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,


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


‘[A] beautifully fictionalised story’ THE


Additional information

Weight 0.266 kg