Reading age 6-9 years. Tani the sea monster has big green eyes and the stinkiest breath ever! He kidnaps a young girl so she can make him many beautiful sand monsters, including in his catch the young girl's masterpiece, whom she has named Ursula. A dark and daring story of capture, escape and how good always thruimphs over the not-so-good. Denise Short is a 2005 Batchelor of Graphic Design graduate. This is her first book.