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'Far away in Ancient Egypt, Jackal and Ibis are brought before the Cat Pharaoh to be punished for stealing from the town market. In a merciful moment, the Pharaoh decides to give the two friends one last chance: they must journey up the River Nile to the temple of Karnak and bring back something that has been taken from her - a beautiful and precious Jewel Fish. But she has a warning for the two: "Do not take anything else while you are in Karnak. And know that the Jewel Fish is magical. Be sure it does not get wet."

Jackal and Ibis are not very clever and ignore the Cat Pharaoh's words, taking a few extra treasures for themselves . . . and disaster follows! Complete with hieroglyphics, sparkling jewels and an ingenious mechanical device built into the back of the book, here is a cautionary tale set amongst the wonders of an ancient world.' Source: /www.penguin.com.au/ (Sighted 07/10/2011).

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    • Camberwell, Camberwell - Kew area, Melbourne - Inner South, Melbourne, Victoria,: Viking , 2011 .
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      Extent: 36p.
      Description: col. illus., map
      ISBN: 9780670074679

Works about this Work

[Review] The Jewel Fish of Karnak David Murphy , 2012 single work review
— Appears in: Reading Time : The Journal of The Children's Book Council of Australia , February vol. 56 no. 1 2012; (p. 19)

— Review of The Jewel Fish of Karnak Graeme Base , 2011 single work picture book
Stay in the Good Books Frances Atkinson , 2012 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 7-8 January 2012; (p. 37)

— Review of Bom! Went the Bear Nicki Greenberg , 2011 single work picture book ; The Jewel Fish of Karnak Graeme Base , 2011 single work picture book ; A Bus Called Heaven Bob Graham , 2011 single work picture book ; The Carousel Ursula Dubosarsky , 2011 single work picture book ; Pizza Cake and Other Funny Stories Morris Gleitzman , 2011 selected work short story ; Act of Faith Kelly Gardiner , 2011 single work novel ; The Coming of the Whirlpool Andrew McGahan , 2011 single work novel
'Frances Atkinson rounds up some summer children's titles from top Australian and international talent.' (Editor's abstract)
The Very Best of Company Frances Atkinson , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 17 December 2011; (p. 26-27)

— Review of Bom! Went the Bear Nicki Greenberg , 2011 single work picture book ; The Jewel Fish of Karnak Graeme Base , 2011 single work picture book ; A Bus Called Heaven Bob Graham , 2011 single work picture book ; The Carousel Ursula Dubosarsky , 2011 single work picture book ; Pizza Cake and Other Funny Stories Morris Gleitzman , 2011 selected work short story ; The Coming of the Whirlpool Andrew McGahan , 2011 single work novel
[Review] The Jewel Fish of Karnak Patricia Halsall , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: Magpies : Talking About Books for Children , November vol. 26 no. 5 2011; (p. 30)

— Review of The Jewel Fish of Karnak Graeme Base , 2011 single work picture book
Next Code to Be Cracked Lorien Kaye , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: The Saturday Age , 26 November 2011; (p. 29)

— Review of The Jewel Fish of Karnak Graeme Base , 2011 single work picture book
Under Age Michelle Hamer , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: The Sunday Age , 23 October 2011; (p. 17)

— Review of The Jewel Fish of Karnak Graeme Base , 2011 single work picture book
[Review] The Jewel Fish of Karnak Meredith Tate , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: Bookseller + Publisher Magazine , September vol. 91 no. 3 2011; (p. 16)

— Review of The Jewel Fish of Karnak Graeme Base , 2011 single work picture book
Family and Friends Stephanie Owen Reeder , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , November no. 336 2011; (p. 66-67)

— Review of Good Morning Mr Pancakes Christopher McKimmie , 2011 single work picture book ; The Carousel Ursula Dubosarsky , 2011 single work picture book ; Squish Rabbit Katherine Battersby , 2011 single work picture book ; Come Down, Cat! Sonya Hartnett , 2011 single work picture book ; The Jewel Fish of Karnak Graeme Base , 2011 single work picture book ; Waiting for Later Tina Matthews , 2011 single work picture book ; Vampyre Margaret Wild , 2011 single work picture book
Next Code to Be Cracked Lorien Kaye , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: The Saturday Age , 26 November 2011; (p. 29)

— Review of The Jewel Fish of Karnak Graeme Base , 2011 single work picture book
[Review] The Jewel Fish of Karnak Patricia Halsall , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: Magpies : Talking About Books for Children , November vol. 26 no. 5 2011; (p. 30)

— Review of The Jewel Fish of Karnak Graeme Base , 2011 single work picture book
Staying Loyal to His Base Instincts Lorna Edwards , 2011 single work column
— Appears in: The Age , 4 October 2011; (p. 20)
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