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  • Published: 1 May 2017
  • ISBN: 9780143782896
  • Imprint: Picture Puffin
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 32
  • RRP: $16.99

The Jewel Fish of Karnak


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Fun, rollicking text embellished like shiny gems by Graeme Base's lush artwork. Great for people of any age.

Two naughty characters are given a mission by their queen, can they stick to the rules and bring back the beautiful Jewel Fish of Karnak?

  • Pub date: 1 May 2017
  • ISBN: 9780143782896
  • Imprint: Picture Puffin
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 32
  • RRP: $16.99

About the Author

Graeme Base

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 has achieved classic status with worldwide sales of over three million copies.

Other favourites by Graeme Base include The Eleventh Hour, The Waterhole, Jungle Drums, Uno’s Garden, Enigma, The Legend of the Golden Snail, The Jewel Fish of Karnak, Little Elephants, The Last King of Angkor Wat, the Little Bug Books, Eye to Eye and The Amazing Monster Detectoscope. Graeme lives in Melbourne, Australia, with his artist wife, Robyn.

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Awards & Recognition

  • Indie Award

    Shortlisted • 2012 • Children's

  • Prime Minister's Literary Award

    Shortlisted • 2012 • Children's Fiction

  • Speech Pathology Australia Book of the Year Awards

    Shortlisted • 2012 • Young Children

  • REAL Children's Choice Awards

    Shortlisted • 2013 • Picture Books


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