The Girl, the Cat and the Navigator
A young girl stows away on a whaling ship to have the adventure on the Northern ocean that she has always dreamed of. Curious, pin-bright Oona Britt dreams of a life of excitement on the wild waves. She has read stories of a mysterious, magical creature called the nardoo which swims through the stars at night, and decides to stow away on her father's ship to track one down. But her time on the storm-tossed sea is fraught with danger - there's a mutinous crew, a sabotaging ship's cat called Barnacles and a hungry creatures of the deep awoken after a long sleep.