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Seahorses Are Sold Out

$19.50 NZD

A lockdown bestseller and high spirited story about an enterprising only child and a single-father’s juggle to work from home.

Mika’s father works from home and he’s very busy! He can never find time for the promised swimming trip. So Dad allows Mika to choose a pet from the store while he finishes the project—something quiet like a mouse. And so begins a wonderfully turbulent story in which Mika brings home one animal after another…

A relatable, cheerful and wild picture book for families, with a single-parent juggling working from home and childcare.


  • Written by Constanze Spengler
  • Illustrated by Katja Gehrmann
  • Published by Gecko Press
  • Reader Age: 5-7 year


Constanze Spengler is an author and illustrator living in Hamburg, Germany. Katja Gehrmann writes and illustrates children’s books. She studied illustration in Mexico, Spain and Hamburg, Germany, where she now lives.


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