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Inky's Amazing Escape

Inky's Amazing Escape

How A Very Smart Octopus Found His Way Home

eBook - 2018
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"Montgomery's expertise and the gorgeous illustrations make this a fine purchase for libraries serving early elementary students." —School Library Journal "The mixed-media illustrations make good use of dynamic spreads, color, and texture—perfect for a book on a master of camouflage. Montgomery seamlessly incorporates interesting facts about octopuses into the narrative." —Booklist Learn all about Inky the Octopus, an international sensation known for escaping from the New Zealand aquarium in April 2016, in this fascinating picture book from National Book Award nominee and octopus expert Sy Montgomery.Inky had been at the New Zealand aquarium since 2014 after being taken in by a fisherman who found him at sea. Inky had been getting used to his new environment, but the staff quickly figured out that he had to be kept amused or he would get bored. Then one night in 2016 Inky, about the size of a basketball, decided he'd had enough. He slithered eight feet across the floor and down a drainpipe more than 160 feet long to his home in the sea. Acclaimed author Sy Montogmery reminds readers that Inky didn't escape—but instead, like the curious animal he is, wanted to explore the rest of the vast ocean he called his home.
Publisher: 2018
ISBN: 9781534401921
Call Number: OverDrive ebook
Characteristics: 1 online resource
Additional Contributors: OverDrive, Inc


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jcljessicaj Oct 09, 2019

A fun read for kids who enjoy Finding Dory. A baby octopus as he grows up which is told with true facts included in the narrative. He runs into trouble along the way and ends up in an aquarium to recover. In the end he escapes the aquarium and ends up back in the ocean.

Dec 02, 2018

Fascinating artwork depicting the world under the sea! It is good to know how curious and smart octopuses are, except that now I, someone from an octopus eating culture, can't eat them anymore.


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