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When the famous trained seal goes to spend some time at the sea, his daughter's life is saved by six clown porpoises.
Hardcover, 32 pages
Published 1962 by Harper & Row
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This was one of the last two books by Ludwig Bemelmans published before his death, (the other was "On Board Noah's Ark"). "Marina" is an absolutely charming story about a seal family that takes a seaside vacation. When their young daughter, Marina, is stolen by a shark, the only sea creatures who are willing to rescue her are a group of clowning dolphins, whom her father had previously dismissed as silly. Beautiful illustrations, (I particularly like the animal hospital that Marina visits after ...more
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Ludwig Bemelmans was an Austrian author, an internationally known gourmand, and a writer and illustrator of children's books. He is most noted today for his Madeline books, six of which were published from 1939-1961. A seventh was discovered after his death and published posthumously in 1999.
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