Book cover of Ahoy! by Sophie Blackall

It’s time to set sail . . . on the couch!

Join a child captain and parent first mate as they embark on a wild high seas adventure... all without leaving the living room! This imaginative romp of a picture book is filled with glorious illustrations from beloved Caldecott Medalist and New York Times bestselling creator Sophie Blackall.

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Praise for AHOY!

“Blackall’s take on imaginative play is superb.”

—The Bulletin

“Tiny sea captains everywhere will cherish this lovely tale.”


“Avast, me mateys! This be good clean fun on the salty seas.”

—Kirkus Review

“Wholly capture[s] the experience of imaginary play.”

—The Horn Book

“Sparkling visual inventiveness pays homage to shared adventures.”

—Publishers Weekly

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Sophie Blackall headshot

Sophie Blackall is the award-winning illustrator of over fifty books for children, including Finding Winnie and Hello, Lighthouse, which both received Caldecott Medals. She illustrated A Fine Dessert: Four Centuries, Four Families, One Delicious Treat, written by Emily Jenkins, which received four starred reviews and was a New York Times Best Illustrated Book. Sophie’s many other honors include a BCCB Blue Ribbon, an Ezra Jack Keats New Illustrator Award, a Society of Illustrators Founders Award, and a Charlotte Zolotow Honor.

A teal blue strip of ocean waves