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The water horse / Dick King-Smith ; illustrated by David Parkins.

By: King-Smith, Dick, 1922-2011 [author.].
Contributor(s): Parkins, David [illustrator.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Camberwell, Vic. : Puffin Books, 2008Description: 94 p. : ill. ; 20 cm.ISBN: 9780141302232.Subject(s): Loch Ness monster -- Children's fiction | Sea monsters -- Children's fiction | Scotland -- Children's fictionGenre/Form: Fantasy fiction.DDC classification: 823.914 Summary: Is it a beastie? Is it a kelpie? Is it a sea monster. Angus and his sister, kirstie, have found something strange at the beach so they take it home to put it in the bath - who knows what it might be? At first they think its's just a big old piece of seaweed, but in the morning it's squeaking and splashing ... the seaweed has hatched into a curious creature with little flippers - it's the water horse! The question is will Mum let Angus and Kirstie keep him - and what whill they do with him if he just keeps on growing?
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Is it a beastie? Is it a kelpie? Is it a sea monster? <p>Angus and his sister, Kirstie, have found something strange at the beach so they take it home to put it in the bath - who knows what it might be? At first they think it's just a big old piece of seaweed, but in the morning it's squeaking and splashing. . . the seaweed has hatched into a curious creature with little flippers - it's the water horse!</p> <p>The question is will Mum let Angus and Kirstie keep him - and what will they do with him if he just keeps on growing?</p>

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Is it a beastie? Is it a kelpie? Is it a sea monster. Angus and his sister, kirstie, have found something strange at the beach so they take it home to put it in the bath - who knows what it might be? At first they think its's just a big old piece of seaweed, but in the morning it's squeaking and splashing ... the seaweed has hatched into a curious creature with little flippers - it's the water horse! The question is will Mum let Angus and Kirstie keep him - and what whill they do with him if he just keeps on growing?

For school students.

Originally published: New York : Viking, 1990.

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