News in Richmond

Illustration of Freddie with the fishing lure by Samia Astow (swipe right for full drawing)

The amazing river adventures of Freddie the Seal, which captured headlines for weeks earlier in the year, has been turned into a book, due to be published next month, Nub News has learned.

Co-authors Alison Kelly and Matt Millard were so entranced by the gripping story of Freddie – also known as Freddie Mercury – that they spent two months tracking the seal's background and the remarkable journey from the Netherlands which brought him to the River Thames, until his sad death after a dog attack near Hammersmith.

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