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Book details
  • Genre:JUVENILE FICTION
  • SubGenre:Fairy Tales & Folklore / General
  • Language:English
  • Series title:Colin the Crab
  • Series Number:2
  • Pages:37
  • eBook ISBN:9789525878431

Colin the Crab Finds a Treasure

by Tuula Pere

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Overview
The always-helpful Colin the Crab has many special friends at the home river. It is hard to imagine anyone more beautiful than Stella or more successful than Eddie the Eel. The antique collection of Ms Catfish is the most impressive of the riverside, and the big newt family is certainly the most vivacious of the neighbourhood. Colin the Crab has a gnawing doubt of being too ordinary. The everyday life as he knows it changes instantly when a tidal wave casts Priscilla the Pearl Oyster to his backyard. This new friend of his has something precious within her shell, something that evokes the interest of others too – particularly that of the deceitful Larry the Lobster. But what is the greatest treasure in the world? – – – Colin the Crab Finds a Treasure has been published also in Finnish with the name Timo Taskuravun aarre. – – – The writer Tuula Pere has written several children’s books and poems alongside her research project on questions pertaining to freedom of speech at the Faculty of Law in the University of Helsinki. Previously, she has worked as a lawyer and served in various expert and senior management positions in international corporations. – – – The publisher Wickwick is a Finnish publishing company specialized in children’s picture books, novels and poems. The books reflect a warm and tolerant view of life, which offers a peaceful background for enjoying stories, both for children and adults.
Description
The always-helpful Colin the Crab has many special friends at the home river. It is hard to imagine anyone more beautiful than Stella or more successful than Eddie the Eel. The antique collection of Ms Catfish is the most impressive of the riverside, and the big newt family is certainly the most vivacious of the neighbourhood. Colin the Crab has a gnawing doubt of being too ordinary. The everyday life as he knows it changes instantly when a tidal wave casts Priscilla the Pearl Oyster to his backyard. This new friend of his has something precious within her shell, something that evokes the interest of others too – particularly that of the deceitful Larry the Lobster. But what is the greatest treasure in the world? – – – – Colin the Crab Finds a Treasure has been published also in Finnish with the name Timo Taskuravun aarre. – – – – The writer Tuula Pere has written several children’s books and poems alongside her research project on questions pertaining to freedom of speech at the Faculty of Law in the University of Helsinki. Previously, she has worked as a lawyer and served in various expert and senior management positions in international corporations. – – – – The publisher Wickwick is a Finnish publishing company specialized in children’s picture books, novels and poems. The books reflect a warm and tolerant view of life, which offers a peaceful background for enjoying stories, both for children and adults.
About the author
Tuula Pere was born in Finland, in 1958, and spent some of her important childhood years in a small village in Eastern Finland. She moved to Helsinki at the end of the 1970’s when she began her studies at the University of Helsinki Faculty of Law. She got her Master’s degree in 1984, majoring in international civil law and comparative law. After two decades of professional career, Tuula Pere embarked upon studies to get a Ph.D. in law. She is currently preparing her doctoral thesis on questions pertaining to freedom of speech at the Faculty of Law in the University of Helsinki. She has previously worked as a lawyer and served in various expert and senior management positions in international corporations. Alongside her research project, Tuula Pere has also set about realizing another dream of hers. She has written several children’s books and poems. Tuula Pere is an avid music and sports enthusiast and a keen baker. She is married and a mother of three.
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