The Sign of the Seahorse: A Tale of Greed and High Adventure in Two Acts (Paperback)

The Sign of the Seahorse: A Tale of Greed and High Adventure in Two Acts By Graeme Base, Graeme Base (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Graeme Base, Graeme Base (Illustrator)
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Description


Romance, mystery and intrigue revolve around the Seahorse Cafe, where the beautiful Pearl Trout falls in love with Corporal Bert the Soldiercrab. But Reeftown is in danger, and soon Pearl, Bert, and Pearl's brother Finneus must journey through the ocean depths to find the source of the deadly poison that is destroying the coral reef.

"Graeme Base's witty rhymes and dynamic, radiantly colored illustrations, should keep both reader and audience immensely entertained."—Publishers Weekly.

"Base will surely delight his many fans with this latest high-color, high-action, high-density composition, with a high-minded ecological message"—School Library Journal

About the Author


Graeme Base is one of the world’s leading creators of picture books. Animalia received international acclaim when it was first published in 1986, and it has achieved classic status with worldwide sales of more than two million copies. Base’s most recent picture book, The Water Hole, an ingenious fusion of counting book, puzzle book, storybook and artbook, has been published in Australia, the USA, Canada, Italy, France, Denmark and the UK. Base lives in Melbourne with his artist wife Robyn and their three children.


Product Details
ISBN: 9780140563870
ISBN-10: 0140563873
Publisher: Puffin Books
Publication Date: June 1st, 1998
Pages: 48
Language: English
Series: Picture Puffin Books