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The Sign of the Seahorse: A Tale of Greed and High Adventure in Two Acts. Copy 2

by Base, Graeme

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NY: Harry N. Abrams, 1992. FIRST. 11 x 12 1/4. Hardcover, laminated with full-color illustrations, fantasy map on endpapers, as new; dj, pictorial, 1" long slight indent near spine, otherwise as new. An undersea adventure for readers' of all ages with rhyming text and delightfully detailed full-color illustrations.

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




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