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Inky the Octopus

Based on a real-life aquatic escape!

Erin Guendelsberger, David Leonard (Illustrator)

Paperback

List Price: 8.99*
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Other Editions of This Title:
Hardcover (4/3/2018)

Description

Journey along with Inky the octopus as he makes a daring escape from his aquarium to the open sea—based on a real-life aquatic adventure! Published in partnership with the National Aquarium of New Zealand.

Follow Inky the octopus as he escapes from his tank at the National Aquarium of New Zealand to the open ocean! Based on a true story, this ocean picture book for children ages 4-7 chronicles the adventure that the real-life Inky might have taken on his escape to freedom. The best octopus book for kids looking to learn more about aquatic animals, marine biology, and aquariums, this delightful tale about a daring octopus's big dreams makes a wonderful gift for children for back-to-school, holidays, and summer reading!

Bonus educational pages in the back include the real-life stories of Inky and other daring octopuses, as well as fascinating facts about these masters of disguise! Perfect for at-home learning or the classroom!

A Bank Street College of Education Best Children's Book of the Year (Ages 5-9)

A Florida Sunshine State Young Readers Award Winner

Sourcebooks Wonderland, 9781728223018, 32pp.

Publication Date: May 1, 2020



About the Author

ERIN GUENDELSBERGER is the NEW YORK TIMES and USA TODAY bestselling author of LITTLE RED SLEIGH and writes children's stories and poems. She studied writing at Hamline University and Bowling Green State University and now pursues adventure in Ohio with her husband, daughters, and a cat named Hennimore.



David Leonard began illustrating in the first grade. His goal is to capture a moment in time with gestures, emotions, and paint strokes while reflecting on his own fun, humorous, and whimsical personality. When David is not illustrating, he enjoys feeding his snails and flying with his loving, forgiving, understanding, and supportive wife and their art-directing twin daughters.