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Narwhal : unicorn of the sea. #1 / Ben Clanton.

Clanton, Ben, 1988- author, artist. (Author). Clanton, Ben, 1988- Narwhal is really awesome. (Added Author). Clanton, Ben, 1988- Narwhal's pod of awesomeness. (Added Author). Clanton, Ben, 1988- Narwhal and the best book ever. (Added Author).
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Available copies

  • 0 of 3 copies available at LARL/NWRL Consortium.
  • 0 of 2 copies available at Lake Agassiz Regional Library. (Show preferred library)

Current holds

1 current hold with 3 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Detroit Lakes Public Library J G CLA (Text) 33500012301156 Main Checked out 06/12/2018
Moorhead Public Library J G CLA (Text) 33500012301149 Main Checked out 06/23/2018
Thief River Falls Public Library e CLA (Text) 35500005904626 Main Checked out 07/03/2018

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781101918265
  • ISBN: 1101918268
  • ISBN: 9781101918715
  • ISBN: 1101918713
  • Physical Description: 64 pages : chiefly color illustrations ; 22 cm.
  • Publisher: [Toronto, Ontario] : Tundra Books, [2016]

Content descriptions

General Note: "A Junior Library Guild selection"--Page 4 of cover.
Chiefly illustrations.
Formatted Contents Note: Narwhal is really awesome -- Narwhal's pod of awesomeness -- Narwhal and the best book ever.
Summary, etc.: A happy-go-lucky, waffle-loving narwhal and a cynical, no-nonsense jellyfish forge an unlikely friendship and share adventures while exploring the ocean together.

  • Booklist Reviews : Booklist Reviews 2016 September #2
    Cheerful Narwhal likes to make friends with other sea creatures, eat waffles, and have parties. Most young readers will know that narwhals don't really eat waffles, but that's okay. Narwhal makes friends with Jelly, a jellyfish, and in other stories they form their own pod with Shark, Turtle, Blowfish, and Octopus. Elsewhere, Narwhal and Jelly share "the best book ever," in which they "read" the blank pages by creating their own fun stories with their imaginations. Teachers could use that part of the book as a class lesson, asking students to "think about one of your favoritest things in the world." Clanton also provides readers with facts about real narwhals and jellyfish. He uses very simple panel arrangements, soft colors, a doodle-like drawing style, and just enough detail to identify the different characters, so new readers can easily follow along with the story. With easy-to-read panels, a cheery story, and even a few jokes for grown-ups to appreciate, this comical graphic novel will be a crowd-pleaser. Copyright 2016 Booklist Reviews.

Author Notes

BEN CLANTON is an author and illustrator whose books include Something Extraordinary, Rex Wrecks It, Mo's Mustache, The Table Sets Itself and Vote for Me! He is the illustrator of the Jasper John Dooley series by Caroline Adderson and the illustrator of Max Has a Fish by Wiley Blevins. He lives with his wife in Seattle, Washington. The author lives in Seattle, Washington.

Subject: Friendship > Comic books, strips, etc. > Juvenile fiction.
Narwhal > Comic books, strips, etc. > Juvenile fiction.
Jellyfishes > Comic books, strips, etc. > Juvenile fiction.
Marine animals > Comic books, strips, etc. > Juvenile fiction.
Narwhal > Fiction.
Jellyfishes > Fiction.
Marine animals > Fiction.
Friendship > Fiction.
Ocean > Fiction.
Genre: Comics (Graphic works)
Graphic novels.
Graphic novels.

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