I got this one for Christmas (thanks boyfriend!) and I have been saving it for this moment. I wanted to start my 2017 with a bang, and what better bang could I get with Steven Seagal, um Seagull. 😛
Of course my second reason was because this is a book made by Elys Dolan and she quickly became one of my favourites when I discovered her last year (this sounds so weird to say, as if it happened long ago, but last year was just 10/11 hours ago).
This picture book is about a seagull named Steven. He is a cop, well, was. He didn’t always take rules as a standard, and he got into trouble for that. But he is back on the case now. And what a case it is. Someone is digging holes (oh no) and making a mess of the whole beach. It is up to Steven to find out who did it.
I had quite a laugh that everyone Steven speaks to/suspects is an ex-criminal. 😛 Even Lola. Well, OK, hold on, I can totally see Lola being a criminal. An accidental one, yes, but still a criminal.
I definitely had a laugh at all the situations that passed by (Sharks vs Seaweeds) + also I love the attention to Lola’s chair. It was all patched up roughly so it wouldn’t collapse.
The actual villain? Well, I can certainly say I didn’t see that coming, and I had quite a laugh at how Steven handles the situation, and what his solution was to beating this vile sandstealing beast.
I was definitely pleased with the ending, Steven really deserved that.
The art is really great, I love the expressions on the characters faces, and well I just love everything.
Would I recommend this book to people? OH yes I would. Especially those who know of Steven Seagal, really, that makes this book even better. 🙂