Let this collection of seafaring folktales sweep you away with gorgeous illustrations and captivating stories.
A secret path leads across the water to a dragons kingdom. A mermaid avenges the death of a human girl. A monstrous squid guards the most beautiful pearl in the world. This collection of traditional folktales captures the mysterious and magical power of the ocean. As you sail uncharted waters from Norway to New Zealand and Ghana to Korea, youll encounter underwater palaces, brave seafarers, and monsters of the deep. Each story is paired with luminous contemporary art. With creamy paper, a ribbon marker, and a cover adorned with shimmering foil, this handsome hardcover is truly a book to treasure.
POPULAR SERIES: The Tales series gives new life to traditional stories. Celebrating the richness of folklore around the world, and featuring the work of beloved contemporary illustrators, these books are beloved by adults and teens alike.
GORGEOUS SPECIAL EDITION: A mesmerizing full-page illustration brings each story alive, while creamy paper, a ribbon marker, and a foil-stamped cover offer a deluxe reading experience. This keepsake edition is perfect for gifting and display.
CELEBRATING DIVERSITY: Featuring stories from around the world, this collection honors the dazzling diversity of different folk traditionsas well as the common threads that weave them all together.
PERFECT FOR OCEAN LOVERS: From whales to giant squids, and from selkies to mermaids, theres something here for anyone who feels the magic of the sea.
Fans of fairy tales and folklore
Swimmers, divers, fishers, and beach combers
Illustration and art lovers
Adults and teens
Collectors of illustrated classics
Fans of the illustrator Maggie Chiang