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The Eyes of the Amaryllis (Paperback)

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    When the brig Amaryllis was swallowed in a hurricane, the captain and all the crew were swallowed, too. For thirty years the captain’s widow, Geneva Reade, has waited, certain that her husband will send her a message from the bottom of the sea.......more

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When the brig Amaryllis was swallowed in a hurricane, the captain and all the crew were swallowed, too. For thirty years the captain’s widow, Geneva Reade, has waited, certain that her husband will send her a message from the bottom of the sea. But someone else is waiting, too, and watching her, a man called Seward. Into this haunted situation comes Jenny, the widow’s granddaughter. The three of them, Gran, Jenny, and Seward, are drawn into a kind of deadly game with one another and with the sea, a game that only the sea knows how to win.

The Eyes of the Amaryllis is a 1977 New York Times Book Review Notable Children's Book of the Year.

A gifted artist and writer, Natalie Babbitt is the award-winning author of the modern classic Tuck Everlasting, Kneeknock Rise and many other brilliantly original books for young people. She began her career in 1966 as the illustrator of The Forty-ninth Magician, a collaboration with her husband. When her husband became a college president and no longer had time to collaborate, Babbitt tried her hand at writing. Her first novel, The Search for Delicious, established her gift for writing magical tales with profound meaning. Kneeknock Rise earned her a Newbery Honor Medal, and in 2002, Tuck Everlasting was adapted into a major motion picture. Natalie Babbitt lives in Providence, Rhode Island, and is a grandmother of three.

Author:
Babbitt, Natalie
Genre:
JUVENILE FICTION / Action & Adventure / General
Genre Detail:
Juvenile Grades 4-6 Ages 9-11
Audience:
Children/juvenile
Edition Detail:
Reissue
Format:
Paperback
Pages:
136
Language:
English
Publisher:
Square Fish
Publish Date:
08/21/2007
Copyright Year:
1977
ISBN:
9780312370084
Height:
7.75 in
Wdth:
5.0 in
Thickness:
0.5 in
Unit weight:
0.26 lb
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