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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?

Formats & editions

  • Paperback

    9780143782896

    May 1, 2017

    Picture Puffin

    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

Awards and Recognition

  • Indie Award
    2012
    Shortlisted
    Children's
  • Prime Minister's Literary Award
    2012
    Shortlisted
    Children's Fiction
  • Speech Pathology Australia Book of the Year Awards
    2012
    Shortlisted
    Young Children
  • REAL Children's Choice Awards
    2013
    Shortlisted
    Picture Books

Also by Graeme Base

Amazing Monster Detectoscope
Animalia
Eye to Eye
Little Elephants
Graeme Base HB bindup
Uno's Garden Counting Book
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
The Waterhole
My Grandma Lived in Gooligulch

Recommendations

Middle School: The Worst Years of My Life
La Belle Sauvage: The Book of Dust Volume One
The Getaway: Diary of a Wimpy Kid (BK12)
Undercover Princess
Alice-Miranda At School 1
The Whiz Mob and the Grenadine Kid
Charlie And The Great Glass Elevator
Trash
Midnight Jewel
Love, Simon
If I Stay
Hairy Maclary's Bone
Thirteen Reasons Why
The Witches
365 Days of Wonder
A Semi-definitive List of Worst Nightmares
Pippa's Island 1: The Beach Shack Cafe
The Curious Incident of the Dog In the Night-time
Dr Boogaloo and The Girl Who Lost Her Laughter
Library Of Souls