The Riddle of the Sea

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When Ravian’s father doesn’t return home from sea for his son’s birthday, Ravian is certain he must be in danger. Hearing tales of a cursed ship that captures fishermen, Ravian goes in search of his father accompanied by his only friend Marvin the seagull. Before long, the pair find themselves trapped on the ship with only a kindly boy and a bad-tempered pirate for company. The ensuing voyage is beset with battles with giant squid and fierce storms, and Ravian despairs of every finding his father.

ISBN: 9781800780378 Author: Kramer, Jonne Publisher: Piccadilly Press Publication Date: 28th April 2022 Imprint: Piccadilly Press Cover: Paperback Dewey: 839.3137 (edition:23) Pages: 296 Language: English Edition: Paperback original Readership: Ages 5-12 / Code: B Category: Subjects: ,

A gripping sea adventure featuring a lost father and a cursed ship.When Ravian’s father doesn’t return home from sea for his son’s birthday, Ravian is certain he must be in danger. Hearing tales of a cursed ship that captures fishermen, Ravian goes in search of his father accompanied by his only friend Marvin the seagull. Before long, the pair find themselves trapped on the ship with a kindly boy and a bad-tempered pirate for company. The ensuing voyage is beset with battles with giant squid and fierce storms, and Ravian despairs of ever finding his father.Featuring stunning illustrations by acclaimed illustrator Karl James Mountford. A wonderful story of friendship and overcoming fears, translated from Dutch by Laura Watkinson, Carnegie-Medal 2020 short-listed translator of Lampie by Annet Schaap.

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