Hoku the little Hawaiian monk seal makes three wishes that come true, with consequences! What will mama seal say, when she finds out what happened to her Hoku? Can Hoku ever go back to being a normal little seal with a stream-lined shape, fast flippers, and big brown eyes that twinkle like stars? The front cover of Hoku the seal’s three wishes literally sparkles. A silver sparkle in Hoku’s eye and silver ripples in the “wishing pool” draws readers into the magical story, whilst an informative back cover teaches children about Hawaii's monk seals. A heart-warming story by author & illustrator gill Mcbarnet. Readers will be relieved that Hoku's dilemma is resolved in a positive and comforting ending.