[ download Prime ] The Pearl DiverAuthor Julia Johnson – Bilb-weil.de

The winning charm of PatriciaAl Fakhri s watercolours combinewith Julia Johnson s narrative tomake The Pearl Diver an outstandingbook for children agedSaeed is going to learn how to dive his father has promised to teachhim It is the start of the pearling seasonand this is his first trip out on to thewaters of the Arabian Gulf Leavingthe rest of his family behind on theshore, Saeed and his father join thecrew of a pearling dhow and set out tospend the hot summer months on thehigh seas He learns how the pearldivers hunt for the treasures of theseabed, and discovers the secrets anddangers story, carefullyresearched from oral and writtensources some dating fromthana hundred and fifty years ago offersan insight into the way of life thatsustained the Arabian Gulf right upuntil the discovery of oil