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On Sale: June 12, 2012
Pages: 304 | ISBN: 978-0-375-98475-4
Published by : David Fickling Books RH Childrens Books
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A boy and a bear go to sea, equipped with a suitcase, a comic book, and a ukulele. The bear assures the boy that they are traveling a short distance and it really shouldn't take very long. But then they encounter "unforeseeable anomalies": turbulent stormy seas! a terrifying sea monster! and the rank remains of The Very Last Sandwich. The odds are pitted against the boy and the bear and their boat.

Will the Harriet, their trusted vessel, withstand the violent lashings of the salty waves? And will anyone ever answer their message in a bottle?
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Dave Shelton - A Boy and A Bear in a Boat
Born and raised in Leicester, DAVE SHELTON now lives in Cambridge. He likes comics, cricket, crosswords, and talking to cartoonists about pens. His comic strip Good Dog, Bad Dog appeared in The Guardian and in The DFC on the Fickling list in the U.K.
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Starred Review, Booklist, March 15, 2012:
“It’s Shelton’s spare, wry storytelling that makes this book set sail...Deceptively brilliant.”

Kids' Indie Next List, Summer 2012

Awards

FINALIST 2012 Kid's Indie Next List "Inspired Recommendations for Kids from Indie Booksellers"
NOMINEE 2012 New York Public Library 100 Titles for Reading and Sharing

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