School's out, and Bobby Parrish is spending the summer on his dad's boat. Job number one is to deal with the seals infesting the peninsula. The money's good - but Bobby knows, deep down, that he hasn't got it in him. Eoin Colfer's trademark humour and lightness of touch and Victor Ambrus's classic artwork evoke a strong sense of place, character and vitality. An ideal gift for lovers of the best writing and artwork the children's market has to offer.
Eoin Colfer is the author of the phenomenally successful Artemis Fowl series (Puffin), which has sold over 20 million copiesworldwide. The penultimate book of the series, The Atlantis Complex, earned him the 2010 Independent Booksellers' Book Prize.Other awards include being shortlisted for the Carnegie Medal and Irish Book of the Decade (Bord Gais Energy Irish Book Awards).Eoin lives in Ireland and is the Irish Children's Laureate 2014-2016.