Max is sent to Aunt Rina after his parents die in a car accident.
On a rusting ship they travel over the Atlantic Ocean, looking for a
specific kind of octopus. In the sea many dangers are lurking, among them a monster called Kraken…
Philip travels by ship with Grandma. On the deck he finds a puppy. He searches for the owner, but it is not that easy.
Philip cannot find his grandmother and soon he is lost himself. And the puppy runs away…
The ship Argo makes a perilous journey to the faraway kingdom of Colchis with captain Jason, Hercules the hero, sour-faced Idas and Thracian singer Orpheus – and the fish-eating dog Mopsus. The Black Sea is a dangerous place for both men and dogs.
In 1963 the famous travel writer Göran Schildt travelled in the footsteps of Jason and the Argonauts. This unique trip brought him to the Black Sea, where the yacht Daphne and her crew discovered the antiquity and the present – a fascinating history of an unknown sea.