Author(s): Sebastià (ILT) Casey; Serra Lyall
Age range 5 & upInky's Incredible Idea for an Ingenious Escape.Based on a true story, this tale follows a daring, Houdini-esque octopus as he performs his greatest escape act yet.In April 2016, The New York Times published an article about an octopus named Inky who escaped from the National Aquarium of New Zealand through a drainpipe and into the sea. Based on a true story, Inky's Great Escape follows a Houdini-esque octopus as he pulls his greatest disappearing act yet. Inky, worn out from his exciting life in the ocean, has retired to the aquarium. There he quietly regales his tankmate Blotchy with tales of his past adventures. Then Blotchy dares Inky to make one more daring escape: out of their tank . . . and the aquarium. Will Inky succeed?
Inky the Octopus pulls off his greatest disappearing act yet!. Based on a true story about an octopus who escaped from his aquarium. For children aged 5 and up.
Casey Lyall is a writer from Southwestern Ontario. She works at her local library where she runs a number of teen groups and waits for management to discover they're actually paying her to have fun. She is the author of Howard Wallace P.I. and Shadow of a Pug: Howard Wallace P.I. 2 (both Sterling). You can find her on Twitter as @CKLyall and at caseylyall.com. Sebastia Serra hails from Barcelona, Spain, where he studied Fine Arts at the Universitat de Barcelona. He is an award-winning illustrator whose work has appeared in magazines and on television. Sebastia has illustrated a number of picture books in Spain and in the US, including A Pirate's Night Before Christmas and A Pirate's Twelve Days of Christmas by Philip Yates. His work has also been displayed in exhibitions all over the world, including the US, Italy, Japan, China, and Korea.