The Boy Who Held Back the Sea

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Dial Books, Sep 2, 1991 - Juvenile Fiction - 32 pages
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Jan had never done anything more heroic than shout for the guard because he'd imagined he'd seen a sea serpent. But when Jan discovered water trickling through a desolate stretch of the dike that protected his low-lying village, he knew he had to act fast.

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User Review  - matthewbloome - LibraryThing

I like this book for its illustrations, plain and simple. I enjoyed the simple retelling of the classic tale, but it was Thomas Locker's epic landscapes that did it for me here. Read full review

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User Review  - Sherri - Goodreads

This story is a classic and the illustrations are GORGEOUS. Read full review

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