Lampie and the Children Of The Sea

Annet Schaap

translated by Laura Watkinson

Pushkin Children's Books

June 2019

$16.99 AU

336p pb

ISBN: 978-1782692188

from Pushkin Press...

Every evening Lampie the lighthouse keeperís daughter must light a lantern to warn ships away from the rocks. But one stormy night disaster strikes. The lantern goes out, a ship is wrecked and an adventure begins.

In disgrace, Lampie is sent to work as a maid at the Admiralís Black House, where rumour has it that a monster lurks in the tower. But what she finds there is stranger and more beautiful than any monster. Soon Lampie is drawn into a fairytale adventure in a world of mermaids and pirates, where she must fight with all her might for friendship, freedom and the right to be different.

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