Lobsters in Love: A Whirlpool Romance

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Pan Macmillan Limited, Jan 1, 2004 - Juvenile Fiction - 32 pages
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In this delightfully fishy tale, the famous restaurateur lobster, Monsieur Thermidor, reads his birthday horoscope in Salome Starfish's column. Her murky predictions of mysterious events with a surprise ending make him wonder what lies ahead. While collecting seaweed to make his famous seaweed soup, he careens into a series of troublesome events that test his courage. Keeping a cool head and masterful manner, he escapes from a fisherman's boat, wins the love of a beautiful lady lobster, and fulfills Salome Starfish's prediction! Kids will be fascinated with the colorful play-dough creatures that were sculpted by Lindsey Kidd. Her recipe for play-dough is included.

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About the author (2004)

Artist and children's author Richard Kidd was born in Newcastle upon Tyne, England in 1952. He received a degree in fine art from Newcastle University in 1974. His abstract landscape paintings have been exhibited in numerous galleries including the Museum of Modern Art in San Francisco, Rio de Janeiro, and Zurich, the Liverpool Museum, and the Rowan and Serpentine galleries in London. He also wrote numerous children's books including Almost Famous Daisy, Monsieur Thermidor: A Fantastic Fishy Tale, The Giant Goldfish Robbery, and The Tiger Bone Thief. He drowned at Bataan's Dunsulan Falls on July 19, 2008 at the age of 56.

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