Steven Seagull Action Hero by Elys Dolan
  

Steven Seagull Action Hero

Written by Elys Dolan
Illustrated by

3+ readers   Baby and Toddler   eBooks   eBooks   

RRP £11.99

The Lovereading4Kids comment

This very funny picture book works on a number of different levels. Children will love the characters: renegade seagull cop Steve; his sidekick Mac, a goldfish in a bowl (though complete with police badge); Lola the glamorous hippo lifeguard. They’ll also love being able to solve the crime before the cops – sharp eyes will spot that it’s the crabs who are sneakily stealing the sand. Adults will laugh at Steven Seagull, at the cop-buddy film spoofs and – those of a certain age anyway – will pick up the odd Baywatch reference! It’s all great fun and the pages are full of extra comic details that will keep everyone smiling. ~ Andrea Reece

Synopsis

Steven Seagull Action Hero by Elys Dolan

Find out how Steven Seagull saves Beach City in this hilarious action-packed picture book from the creator of Weasels, Elys Dolan. It's packed with cross-over jokes to appeal to children and adults too. The artwork is full of details for poring over time and time again. And you'll get to see sharks playing volleyball, a goldfish driving a speedboat, crabs building sandcastles ...oh, and the most hilarious life-guard ever!

Reviews

Funny picture book to be enjoyed by reader and very small person alike Newbury Weekly News The 10 best children's books of 2016 - as chosen by children TES.com It's a hoot from start to finish ... Buy it for a child, buy it for an adult, just buy it! Books for Keeps It's all great fun and the pages are full of extra comic details that will keep everyone smiling Love Reading4Kids A story that is fun to read for anyone The School Librarian

About the Author

Elys Dolan

Elys Dolan is an author and illustrator living in Cambridge. She grew up in a part of Sussex that consists almost entirely of trees and cows and she was named after a department store in Wimbledon. She's never let either of these things hold her back and Elys recently graduated with distinction from the MA in Children's Book Illustration at the Cambridge School of Art. Elys has been awarded second place in the Macmillan Prize and was also shortlisted for the Waterstone's ‘Picture This’ prize. Elys works predominately with ink, newfangled digital witchcraft and coloured pencils of which she is the proud owner of 178 but can never seem to find a sharpener. Her other books include Steven Seagull Action Hero and Mr Bunny’s Chocolate Factory. The Bookseller's Fiona Noble picked Elys as 'One to Watch' in 2015. When not doing pictures and making things up, Elys enjoys growing cacti, collecting pocket watches and eating excessive amounts of fondant fancies. She is also studying for a PhD on comedy in picture books at Anglia Ruskin University.

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Book Info

Format

Hardback
32 pages

Author

Elys Dolan
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Author's Website

www.elysdolan.com/

Publisher

Oxford University Press

Publication date

7th April 2016

ISBN

9780192738691

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