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From the bestselling and highly acclaimed author of such classics as Animalia, The Eleventh Hour and The Legend of the Golden Snail, Graeme Base.

Far away in Ancient Egypt, Jackal and Ibis are brought before the Cat Pharaoh to be punished for stealing from the town market. In a merciful moment, the Pharaoh decides to give the two friends one last chance: they must journey up the River Nile to the temple of Karnak and bring back something that has been taken from her - a beautiful and precious Jewel Fish.

But she has a warning for the two:

'Do not take anything else while you are in Karnak. And know that the Jewel Fish is magical. Be sure it does not get wet.'

Formats & editions

  • Paperback

    9780143782896

    May 1, 2017

    Picture Puffin (AU YR)

    32 pages

    RRP $16.99

    Online retailers

    • Abbey's Bookshop
    • Angus & Robertson Bookworld
    • Booktopia
    • Boomerang Books
    • Collins Booksellers
    • Dymocks
    • Books Kinokuniya
    • The Nile
    • QBD
    • Readings
    • Robinsons Bookshop
    Or

    Find your local bookstore at booksellers.org.au

  • Hardback

    9780670074679

    October 3, 2011

    Viking (AU YR)

    36 pages

    RRP $29.95

    Online retailers

    • Abbey's Bookshop
    • Angus & Robertson Bookworld
    • Booktopia
    • Boomerang Books
    • Collins Booksellers
    • Dymocks
    • Books Kinokuniya
    • The Nile
    • QBD
    • Readings
    • Robinsons Bookshop
    Or

    Find your local bookstore at booksellers.org.au

Also by Graeme Base

Animalia
The Waterhole
Amazing Monster Detectoscope
Little Elephants
Graeme Base HB bindup
Eye to eye
Uno's Garden Counting Book
Little Bug Books: Herd of Elephants
Little Bug Books: Starfish are Pointy
The Last King of Angkor Wat
Little Bug Books: Cows Say Moo
Little Bug Books: Pigs Have Piglets
Little Bug Books: Monkeys Live in Trees
Little Bug Books: Birds Fly
My First Animalia
Uno's Garden
The Legend of the Golden Snail
Enigma
The Waterhole Board Book
Jungle Drums
The Sign of the Seahorse
My Grandma Lived in Gooligulch

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