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The Sea King

by (author) Jane Yolen & Shulamith Levey Oppenheim

illustrated by Stefan Czernecki

Publisher
Tradewind Books
Initial publish date
Mar 2003
Category
General, Europe
  • Hardback

    ISBN
    9781896580463
    Publish Date
    Mar 2003
    List Price
    $19.95

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Recommended Age, Grade, and Reading Levels

  • Age: 6 to 8
  • Grade: 1 to 3
  • Reading age: 6 to 8

Description

The Sea King lives deep under the sea in an exquisite crystal palace. He rarely leaves his halls, except to search out a human victim. One day, the Sea King does a very big favor for a king from the land above. In return, however, he extracts a promise. And without realizing it, the king of the land has promised the Sea King his newborn son.

About the authors

Jane Yolen’s 400th! book came out March 2, 2021, and yes it was fantasy—a picture book called BEAR OUTSIDE. Her work has won 2 Nebulas, 3 World Fantasy Awards, 1 Caldecott, numerous State awards (including several for Massachusetts, 1 for N York State, 1 for California, 1 for New Jersey) 3 Mythopoeic Awards. 6 honorary doctorates. She was the first woman ever to give the Andrew Lang lecture at the University of St Andrews, Scotland, though the series had been running since 1927. She won the New England Public Radio’s Arts and Entertainment award and was the first writer to do so. She has been called “America’s Hans Christian Andersen.” One of her awards set her good Scottish wool coat on fire. Just a warning!

 

 

Jane Yolen's profile page

Shulamith Levey Oppenheim is the award-winning author of many books, including Iblis, a retelling of the Islamic version of the fall from Eden, and, with Jane Yolen, The Fish Prince and Other Stories, a collection of Mermen folktales, and The Sea King. She lives in Massachusetts.

 

Shulamith Levey Oppenheim's profile page

Stefan Czernecki lives in Vancouver but has traveled all over the world. His work reflects his global outlook, as he draws his artistic inspiration from the folk art of the countries he has visited. Stefan is the illustrator of many titles, including Paper Lanterns, The Singing Snake, The Sleeping Bread, Mr. Belinsky's Bagels and Mama God, Papa God.

Stefan Czernecki's profile page

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