It's 1850, and a marvellous international exhibition is being planned in Paris.
The publicity agents claim that this exhibition will be so fascinating that a whale has swum all the way up the Seine to see it. Not likely? Well, Sylvie, from a small country village, decides to go and see for herself. Along the way, she tumbles through a series of crazy adventures, because everyone, but everyone , has some sort of interest in this exhibition. Especially a notorious gang of crooks that wants to steal one of the prize exhibits, the fabulous crown jewels of an Indian Raja. A lot of people end up looking for Sylvie : the gang, the cops, two fanatically comical detectives, and an assortment of larger-than-life characters. Also looking for Sylvie is her admirer, Emile, who flatly doesn't believe there is a whale, but has a very good reason to hope that there is one. Can the twinkle-eyed Captain Duval supply the necessary whale, all in the name of love?
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|Publisher:||New Generation Publishing Ltd|
|Product dimensions:||7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.18(d)|