The Jewel Fish of Karnak




      The Jewel Fish of Karnak
Far away in Ancient Egypt, Jackal and Ibis are brought before the Cat Pharaoh to be punished for stealing from the town market In a merciful moment, the Pharaoh decides to give the two friends one last chance they must journey up the River Nile to the temple of Karnak and bring back something that has been taken from her a beautiful and precious Jewel Fish But she has a warning for the two Do not take anything else while you are in Karnak And know that the Jewel Fish is magical Be sure it does not get wet Jackal and Ibis are not very clever and ignore the Cat Pharaoh s words, taking a few extra treasures for themselves and disaster follows Book DetailsFormat Hardcover Publication Date 9 1 2011 Pages 32 Reading Level Age 5 and Up Download The Jewel Fish of Karnak – bluevapours.co.uk

Graeme Rowland Base is a successful Australian author and artist of picture books that have been sold internationally He is perhaps best known for his second book, Animalia published in 1986, and third book The Eleventh Hour which was released in 1989.He was born in England but moved to Australia with his family at the age of eight and has lived there ever since He attended Box Hill High School and Melbourne High School in Melbourne, and then studied a Diploma of Art Graphic Design for three years at Swinburne University of Technology at Prahran.He worked in advertising for two years and then began illustrating children s books, gradually moving to authoring them as well.Graeme resides in Melbourne with his wife Robyn and has three children.Winner of the Dromkeen Medal 1998.

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  • Hardcover
  • 32 pages
  • The Jewel Fish of Karnak
  • Graeme Base
  • English
  • 21 June 2018
  • 1419700863

10 thoughts on “ The Jewel Fish of Karnak

  1. Calista says:

    Graeme does it again This book is told with animals in an ancient Egyptian setting It works so well Two thieves caught stealing from the pharaoh must steal a magical object from the crocodile prince and it all goes wrong It is a myth and they end up eternally fishing the nile Graeme has also inserted another puzzle in the story He puts hieroglyphs under each picture and there is a puzzle you have to solve the pattern using ...

  2. Liana says:

    Jackal and Ibis are caught stealing from the market The Cat Pharoah sends them to retrieve a jewel fish that the Crocodile Prince stole from her, warning them not to take anything else and not to let the magic jewel fish get wet I was so excited to see this book at the library and, since I m going to visit my daughters this weekend, I thought it would be a great book to bring along plus, I REALLY like figuring out the puzzles in Graeme Base books.As usual, the illustrations are gorgeous Jackal and Ibis are caught stealing from the market The Cat Pharoah sends them to retrieve a jewel fish that the Crocodile Prince stole from her, warning them not to take anything else and not to let the magic jewel fish get wet I was so excited to see this book at the library and, since I m going to visit my daughters this weekend, I thought it would be a great book to bring along plus, I REALLY like figuring out the puzzles in Graeme Base books.As usual, the illustrations are gorgeous Rich in color and substance, Graeme Base continues to amaze me at how he s able to complete such amazing quality illustrations and including codes, no less Ever since I pored over the ...

  3. Leah Mullenaux says:

    I love Graeme Base All of his books are so beautiful This is the first actual STORY that I have read by him the others were counting alphabet books and I loved it It s about a couple of thieves in ancient Egypt who have to prove themselves to the Pharaoh She gives them the task of stealing back her special Jewel Fish, but th...

  4. Becky B says:

    Jackal and Ibis will be pardoned for their crimes if they are able to bring the Jewel Fish of Karnak back to the Cat Pharoh But they must not take any other treasures in the process or get the jeweled fish wet Of course what do you expect of two thieves They can t resist some extra treasure and their greed gets their boat sunk and the jeweled fish comes to life and s...

  5. Maddi Holmes says:

    The genre of this book is historical fiction The recommended reading level are the middle grades, fourth through sixth grade This book is very interesting I ve never read a Graeme Base book before, so I had no idea what to expect The illustrations are amazing There is so much detail in each of the pages I love how you can see reflections in the water and on the floor It s really cool how there are hieroglyphic Egyptian tablets The first time I read the story I didn t really pay much atte The genre of this book is historical fiction The recommended reading level are the middle grades, fourth through sixth grade This book is very interesting I ve never read a Graeme Base book before, so I had no idea what to expect The illustrations are amazing There is so much detail in each of the pages I ...

  6. Magila says:

    3.5This fit in the better than Enigma, less impressive than The Eleventh Hour, better than many of therecent Base picture books realm to me I enjoy mythology and Egypt, and the illustrations were quite impressive Those are what earned the round up I wasn t in total love, but I liked this book and I d recommend it The introduction of multi platform, luring readers in the end to the we...

  7. Crete Public Library District says:

    Review by Kelly administration The age range of this book changes depending on what aspect of the book you are tuned in to The story itself is a pleasing and straightforward tale about being responsible for your actions, and the consequences of being dishonest.AFTER the story, though, is the interactive portion of the book There is a puzzle you have to figure out Involving the books own version of hieroglyphs, some search and find, matching, the alphabet and other mental gymnastics, a kid co Review by Kelly administration The age range of this book changes depending on what aspect of the book you are tuned in to The story itself is a pleasing and straightforward tale about being responsible for your actions, and the consequences of being dishonest.AFTER the story, though, is the interactive portion of the book There is a puzzle you have to figure out Involving the books own version of hieroglyphs, some search and find, ...

  8. Ms. Kelly says:

    The age range of this book changes depending on what aspect of the book you are tuned in to The story itself is a pleasing and straightforward tale about being responsible for your actions, and the consequences of being dishonest.AFTER the story, though, is the interactive portion of the book There is a puzzle you have to figure out Involving the books own version of hieroglyphs, some search and find, matching, the alphabet and other mental gymnastics, a kid could easily spend a half hour or The age range of this book changes depending on what aspect of the book you are tuned in to The story itself is a pl...

  9. Krista the Krazy Kataloguer says:

    Well, this was a disappointment I enjoyed the illustrations, of course, particularly when Ibis and Jackal are in the felucca with the Nile waters sparkling and reflecting the trees on shore However, I couldn t enjoy the end of the story, because the dust jacket, upon the back of which was the map, was covered in plastic and taped down to the book, and the wheels of the ancient mechanism by which you were supposed to determine the pattern of jewels on the missing fish was half covered over by Well, this was a disappointment I enjoyed the illustrations, of course, particularly when Ibis and Jackal are in the felucca with the Nile waters sparkling and reflecting the trees on shore However, I couldn t enjoy the end of the story, because the dust jacket, upon the back of which was the map, was covered in plastic and taped down to the book, and the wheels of the ancient mechanism by which you were supposed to determine the pattern of jewels on the missing fish was half co...

  10. Lydia says:

    The caught thieves, Jackal and Ibis, to atone for their crime must return the Jewel Fish that was taken from the Pharaoh by the Crocodile Prince The journey is not too bad, but the Pharaoh s commands to not get the Fish wet and to take no other treasure are a bit harder on the thieves However, they successfully find the fish Only to make two mistakes that the reader will have to help solve the puzzle to put right Base is back at his best with amazingly detailed and puzzle picture hidingThe caught thieves, Jackal...

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