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Sea-Cat and Dragon King based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
'It is a little-known fact that cats live at the bottom of the sea.' Thus begins an offbeat, nonsensical fable that elicits double takes and sly grins from older picture book readers and adults alike. In her first original book for children, the late author Angela Carter has woven an underwater tale about Sea-Cat who mopes about the wet until his mother knits him a wondrous cloak of seaweed and sea treasures. When the wise-and- wonderful, but monstrously ugly, Dragon King hears of the coat, he decides it's just what he needs to boost his own self-esteem. The plotting scheme that follows avoids the otherwise-predictable cliches of greed and vengence by presenting a friendly and positive problem-solving conclusion.