Ruth Paul | paperback | 32 pages | 2018
A captivating and award-winning bedtime story by picture book creator Ruth Paul, with luminous illustrations, language evocative of the deep blue sea – and a big surprise when you turn out the lights. Chased to the depths of the bottomless blue, What does a tiny Jellyfish do? Jellyfish is quietly crooning in the shallows, when knife-nosed Swordfish swooshes, races and chases her, down, down, down, deep into the dark blue sea. At that moment, stealthy Squid stretches a tentacle, tussling and tossing Swordfish in the darkness. Who will help Swordfish? He makes a last wish… Then … ON goes a light – it’s Jellyfish! This delightfully funny bedtime story by an award-winning writer and illustrator has a glow-in-the-dark cover for kids to discover once the lights are turned out.
Winner – 2018 Best Picture Book New Zealand Book Awards for Children and Young Adults