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Octonauts And The Sea Of Shade [Paperback]

Meomi
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (4 customer reviews)
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Nov. 23 2009
Hello Kitty meets Star Trek under the sea! Dive in for adventure with these cute new picture book characters. The Octonauts are a crew of cute animals who love to explore the big blue ocean. From their underwater base, the Octopod, the eight intrepid friends are always ready for fun and excitement! All the shadows in the world have gone missing! The Octonauts ravel to the mysterious Sea of Shade to learn why. Can they convince the great Shade King to return everyone's shadows?

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Octonauts And The Sea Of Shade + Octonauts And The Only Lonely Monster + Octonauts And The Frown Fish
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“I am totally charmed by the illustrations and story line of this sequel...Both are by Meomi and filled with adorable Japanese style cuties that have undersea adventures. For some reason the scenes remind me of the Teletubbies and the surreal fantasy world that they live in. The Octonauts and their adventures will be easily loved by little ones but I find the illustrations are very inspiring for an adult too.” - Bella Dia

“I am always in search of children’s books that are slightly offbeat and unique. It keeps things interesting for the grownups and the kids...The illustrations in Octonauts are vibrant and detailed. They are the kind of illustrations that the kids stare at for a while, so they can find all the intricate story and character details that are not explained in the text.”
- MamaLibrarian

“An important lesson is taught about not taking important things for granted. Are we taking important things for granted in our world such as our environment? Although the book appeals to young children, it has a wry sense of humour which will also appeal to adult readers. The illustrator is not afraid to be adventurous…All in all, the book provides a feast for the eyes!... Meomi’s story will inspire discussion about issues as far ranging as underwater creatures, shadows, submarines, friendship, and traveling to different parts of the underwater world. Recommended." - CM magazine (Canadian Review of Materials)

“It's the myriad fanciful details in the intricate undersea illustrations that will attract kids, who may also have a bit of fun with the text's scientific-sounding language” – American Library Association, Booklist

“I've been a fan of Meomi for a number of years and it's not surprising that her acquired craft as an illustrator, her attention to details and the passion shown to illustrating sweetness would take the form of children books. The characters have each a compelling personality and the story is a voyage in the realm of a very fertile imagination and the plot unfolds with page after page of visual goodness…Mind you, if you're a serious illustrator, her books are a must have for study and reference.” - NetDiver
--This text refers to the Hardcover edition.

About the Author

Meomi is Vicki Wong (Vancouver, Canada) and Michael Murphy (Los Angeles, USA). Meomi's characters have appeared on clothing, toys, merchandise and magazines worldwide. They are the designers of the Vancouver 2010 Olympic and Paralympic mascots and create art and animation for numerous international clients. Meomi likes giant sea snails, ukuleles, afternoon tea and mud puppies. Visit them at www.meomi.com.

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3.0 out of 5 stars For fans only May 28 2014
Format:Paperback|Verified Purchase
Not the best Octonauts book, this is Meomi's earlier work and just not as cohesive as the other books out there.
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5.0 out of 5 stars A Children's Book Sept. 18 2013
Format:Paperback|Verified Purchase
Octonauts books and T.V. episodes are colourful and appealing to young children. The various animals and vegimals work as a team to protect and help the ocean creatures. They each have special jobs and talents in order to do this. The adventures are exciting but not scary. Children learn about creatures in the sea and get a sense of how to co-operate with others, while respecting and appreciating their differences.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Excellent May 15 2013
Format:Hardcover|Verified Purchase
My 2 year old niece loves this book, wish they had more books that were available for sale. I'll be checking frequently.
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4.0 out of 5 stars not like the TV show May 10 2013
By Larry
Format:Hardcover|Verified Purchase
The artwork in the book is great but if your child is a fan of the show, it is NOT the same format. No creature report etc..
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Amazon.com: 4.3 out of 5 stars  35 reviews
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4.0 out of 5 stars The Octonauts and the Sea of Shade Jan. 18 2008
By E. Stewart - Published on Amazon.com
Format:Hardcover
This is the second Octonauts book I purchased for my 4 year old son. The story is very sweet and the pages are beautiful. I love how the story moves the book sideways and upside down. This book has an engaging set of characters and adventure.
5 of 5 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars The Octonauts and Sea of Shade Feb. 8 2008
By Matthew M. Laster - Published on Amazon.com
Format:Hardcover
This an absolutely wonderful book that both my 4 year old son and 15 month old daughter love. My son especially loves this book and the adventure that the octonauts go on. I would highly recommend this book to any parents with young children. The illustrations are fantastic and don't limit themselves to your typical book pictures. Your child will love looking at each picture to see all the treats that are there!
1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Grandson May 24 2013
By George P Harriman - Published on Amazon.com
Format:Hardcover|Verified Purchase
Our grandsons were so excited to receive these books. They carry them around showing everyone they see how cool it is..
1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Great book for fans of the Octonauts March 11 2013
By David - Published on Amazon.com
Format:Hardcover|Verified Purchase
These books by Meomi were the inspiration for the TV show. They are NOT factual like the show about actual sea creatures. Rather, the Octonauts go on fanciful adventures that happen to be underwater themed.

But, my 4 year old son and daughter love the Octonauts, and love these books. I entertain myself by trying to mimic the accents from the show when reading it aloud to them.
1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Octonauts are Awesome Sept. 17 2012
By DaddyKnowHow - Published on Amazon.com
Format:Hardcover|Verified Purchase
We discovered the Octonauts by accident on FiOS channel and my daughter absolutely loves these guys. Compared to the violence and constantly inappropriate content that is thrown at kids today the Octonauts is like a breath of fresh family fun that is both entertaining and somewhat educational. Adding the books for a budding reader was a no brainer!

I highly recommend these though they are not inexpensive they are worth the investment for a child you care about.
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