Boy Who Held Back the Sea, The

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From the award-winning and renowned illustrator Thomas Locker, beautiful oil-painted illustrations pair with this wonderful retelling of the traditional Dutch folktale.

Jan had never done anything more heroic than shout for the guard because he’d imagined he’d seen a sea serpent. But when Jan discovered water trickling through a desolate stretch of the dike that protected his low-lying village, he knew he had to act fast.

Pages: 32

Pages: 32



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By blocking a leaking hole in the dike, a young boy saves his town from destruction. Beautiful picture book that is used for study of the Netherlands.

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