A bright, science-minded boy goes to the beach equipped to collect and examine flotsam-anything floating that has been washed ashore. Bottles, lost toys, small objects of every description are among his usual finds. But there's no way he could have prepared for one particular discovery: a barnacle-encrusted underwater camera, with its own secrets to share . . . and to keep.
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Beautiful child’s graphic novel... Wiesner keeps his viewpoint strictly childlike, magnifying the mundane until you see his world in a grain of sand. - Evening Standard
Wiesner’s imaginative and technical brilliance come together here . . . giving a world of details to look at and look at and wonder. - INIS, Editor's Choice
Beautiful - Telegraph
A wonderful, thought-provoking picture book. - The Bookseller
Wonderfully imaginative . . . The pictures are packed with details and each re-reading provides more joy, - The Bookseller
From arguably the most inventive and cerebral visual storyteller in children's literature comes a wordless invitation . . . not to be resisted. - Kirkus Reviews, starred review
Its playful sophistication conveys a complexity of ideas that linger in the mind long after the book has been closed, encouraging discussion and inspiring all kinds of responses. - Teach Primary
Exceptionally clever, intricate and imaginative . . . Children and adults cannot fail to be impressed - EYE
A feast for the imagination and a rich creative springboard . . . Visual storytelling of the highest standard - The School Librarian
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David Wiesner is one of the best-loved and most highly acclaimed picture book creators in the world. His books have been translated into more than a dozen languages and have won numerous awards in the US and all over the globe. He lives with his family in Philadelphia.