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Anton and Cecil (Paperback)
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Anton and Cecil (Paperback)

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Paperback 272 Pages / Published: 17/02/2015
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When Anton is stolen off the dock, the next thing he knows, he's at sea. Knowing little of the wide open ocean, brave Cecil boards another ship to find his brother. But what begins as a rescue mission turns into a pair of high seas adventures, with thrills and danger bubbling under every wave.

Publisher: Algonquin Books (division of Workman)
ISBN: 9781616204563
Number of pages: 272
Weight: 227 g
Dimensions: 206 x 137 x 23 mm


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Remarkable for its delicate use of language and for its watertight descriptions of seafaring . . . The story is engrossing and unpredictable with likeable heroes and charming accomplices . . . It s a measure of the Martins success with this surprising debut that the cats triumph feels so credible and, to the formerly sparring brothers, profound. "The New York Times Book Review " The plot is carefully woven, the vocabulary rich and distinctive, and the characters engaging. "Kirkus Reviews" The story is well paced with descriptive language that firmly places readers in the midst of dangerous storms, sea battles, and islands full of strange animals . . . Children who like animal fantasies such as Avi s "Poppy" will find much to enjoy here. "School Library Journal" Adult author Valerie Martin ("Property"), writing with her niece Lisa, make their children s book debut with a quaint mix of adventure and legend . . . The story is rich with seafaring vocabulary and nautical adventure. "Publishers Weekly""


Remarkable for its delicate use of language and for its watertight descriptions of seafaring . . . The story is engrossing and unpredictable with likeable heroes and charming accomplices . . . It s a measure of the Martins success with this surprising debut that the cats triumph feels so credible and, to the formerly sparring brothers, profound. The New York Times Book Review

The plot is carefully woven, the vocabulary rich and distinctive, and the characters engaging. Kirkus Reviews

The story is well paced with descriptive language that firmly places readers in the midst of dangerous storms, sea battles, and islands full of strange animals . . . Children who like animal fantasies such as Avi s Poppy will find much to enjoy here. School Library Journal

Adult author Valerie Martin (Property), writing with her niece Lisa, make their children s book debut with a quaint mix of adventure and legend . . . The story is rich with seafaring vocabulary and nautical adventure. Publishers Weekly

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"Remarkable for its delicate use of language and for its watertight descriptions of seafaring . . . The story is engrossing and unpredictable with likeable heroes and charming accomplices . . . It's a measure of the Martins' success with this surprising debut that the cats' triumph feels so credible and, to the formerly sparring brothers, profound." --The New York Times Book Review

"The plot is carefully woven, the vocabulary rich and distinctive, and the characters engaging." --Kirkus Reviews

"The story is well paced with descriptive language that firmly places readers in the midst of dangerous storms, sea battles, and islands full of strange animals . . . Children who like animal fantasies such as Avi's Poppy will find much to enjoy here." --School Library Journal

"Adult author Valerie Martin (Property), writing with her niece Lisa, make their children's book debut with a quaint mix of adventure and legend . . . The story is rich with seafaring vocabulary and nautical adventure." --Publishers Weekly

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