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The story is set in an old family house, where a boy mourns the recent death of his seafaring great-grandfather. He leaves the boy an old parrot called Titanic and a ship 's chest. The sea chest is full of wonderful treasures and many things relating to the lost city Atlantis. The idea of Atlantis haunts the boy. It's only a fairy story, says his parents, but somehow the boy knows Atlantis is true and he can find it. The book is the story of the clues he follows as he looks for Atlantis, and his eventual discovery of a truth richer than treasure.
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A richly visual and imaginative TOUR DE FORCE by the creator of THE PAPERBAG PRINCESynopsis:
By the author of "The Paperbag Prince", "Pictures of Home" and "Looking for Atlantis", this story is set in an old family house, where a boy mourns the recent death of his seafaring great-grandfather. He leaves the boy an old parrot called Titanic and a ship's chest.
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Book Description Knopf, NY, 1993. Hardcover. Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Fine Dj. Author (illustrator). First Edition. After a boy's sea-faring grandfather dies, he looks through granddad's belongings and decides to continue to search for Atlantis. Illustrated with fantastically complicated color drawings by the author. Review copy, slip laid in. Seller Inventory # 024249
Book Description Hardback. Condition: Very Good. The book has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. Seller Inventory # GOR001423704
Book Description Jonathan Cape Ltd, 1993. Hardcover. Condition: Used; Good. **Simply Brit** Shipped with Premium postal service within 24 hours from the UK with impressive delivery time. We have dispatched from our book depository; items of good condition to over ten million satisfied customers worldwide. We are committed to providing you with reliable and efficient service at all times. Seller Inventory # BB00244652B
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