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Sea Monsters and Other Delicacies (An Awfully Beastly Business #2)

3.92  ·  Rating Details  ·  107 Ratings  ·  13 Reviews
The Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Beasts (RSPCB) operates a rescue center for werewolves, dragons, fairies, giants, sea monsters, and other fantastical creatures. The RSPCB has stopped crimes against beasts, but there are still some people out there who will do anything to get their hands on one of these mythic animals . . . even if that means crossing the ...more
ebook, 208 pages
Published April 28th 2009 by Aladdin (first published July 1st 2008)
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Clearwater Public Library Staff Picks
The evil Baron Marackai returns! This time he is hunting for rare sea monsters that he can turn into delicious meals for his conniving and evil associates. Ulf, Dr. Fielding, Tiana the fairy and Orson the giant of the RSPCB (Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Beasts) have their hands full trying to help an injured sea monster that narrowly escaped Marackai's clutches. As with the last book, there is an instructional and scientific element to this book. As Dr. Fielding is operating on ...more
Jennifer Wardrip
Reviewed by Jaglvr for TeensReadToo.com

What an intriguing story SEA MONSTERS AND OTHER DELICACIES turned out to be. This is the second story in the AN AWFULLY BEASTLY BUSINESS series.

The story starts out with Baron Marackai and his minions dropping grenades over the side of their boat. They are attempting to rouse sea monsters from the deep. Baron Marackai has evil plans to get as many sea monsters as he can and then eat them: for they are delicious. His minions fear that the RSPCB (the Royal So
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Brigitte
NL: Zeemonsters en andere lekkernijen. Dit is een boek uit de serie Monsterlijk beestachtige zaken.
Dit boek bevat alle elementen van een aanrader voor jongens: hoofdpersoon is een stoere jongen (af en toe zelfs een weerwolf), enge beesten, een slechterik, een flinke dosis spanning en humor.
Helaas is het boek niet geschikt voor bangerikken.
Geschikt voor kinderen vanaf ca. 8 jaar.
Cathlin
Apr 02, 2014 Cathlin rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: 4th-or-5th-grade
I probably should have started with the first one in this series. I think I missed a little bit of back story there, but it can be read by itself. Very cute and innovative. The main villain totally reminded me of Count Olaf from Series of Unfortunate Events. Will definitely recommend to my students and try to pick up the other books in the series.
Ola
Feb 27, 2015 Ola rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
After reading the first book in the series I knew what to expect...
More of the same, and perhaps not the best book for an adult reader, but not as awful as I remember the first book.
Jackie Cole
Aug 25, 2015 Jackie Cole rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
As an adult reading this I kind of had to force myself to keep going.

However, had I read this when I was younger it would have kept me turning the pages well after bed time.

There is mystery and danger and good friendships. It keeps wanting to keep reading the stories to see what twisted plot our hero will thwart next.
Sidney
Jan 26, 2010 Sidney rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Rhys really likes Ulf the werewolf at the RSPCB. He finished book two - after reading himself to sleep - and insisted that I read it immediately. The second book involves the same evil villian in a new Scooby Dooish disguise. Ulf saves the day but only after being tied up and placed in an oven. Druce the gargoyle is also featured again.
Patrick
Amusing, whimsical and well-written young adult fantasy. Great for killing a few hours. [Listened to the audiobook.]
Conor
May 09, 2012 Conor rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I think it was totally over the top and awesome. One of the best books I've ever read.
Shoshana
May 24, 2009 Shoshana rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Good, silly fun. (That's definitely all, but that can be plenty.)
Lettervreter
Het was vrij voorspelbaar.
Ryley
Jun 29, 2009 Ryley rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I'm a sea monster.
PWRL
Mar 28, 2012 PWRL marked it as to-read  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: 2012-new
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