The Kraken's Snore: The Greek Gods Need a New Hero!
William Popidopolis is in deep water! The kraken, a giant squid from Norse mythology, is extremely tired, and has swum from the warm waters of Bermuda to the colder waters of Britain for a long sleep. But if it falls asleep beneath the British Isles, the bubbles from its snoring ... read full description below.
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||1 July 2008 by Walker Books
||By Landman, Tanya
Cover design or artwork by Collins, Ross
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A sleepy sea monster threatens to sink Britain with its snoring. Can William and Zeus wake it up before the land disappears below the waves?William Popidopolis is in deep water! The kraken, a giant squid from Norse mythology, is extremely tired, and has swum from the warm waters of Bermuda to the colder waters of Britain for a long sleep. But if it falls asleep beneath the British Isles, the bubbles from its snoring will thin the water and Europe will sink! Zeus needs William's help to wake the kraken before Europe disappears below the waves!
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||* A fast-moving, warm and funny read. And Ross Collins' illustrations add to that enjoyment. The Scotsman on The World's Bellybutton
Tanya Landman runs Storybox Theatre, a touring puppet theatre for children, with her husband Rod Burnett. She is the author of junior novels Waking Merlin, Merlin's Apprentice, The World's Bellybutton and The Kraken Snores as well as ten Poppy Fields murder mysteries and also, for younger children, the Flotsam and Jetsam series. In addition, Tanya has written three critically acclaimed novels for teenagers, Apache, The Goldsmith's Daughter and Buffalo Soldier - the last of which won the prestigious Carnegie Medal. Tanya has two sons and lives in Bideford, Devon.