Ahoy!

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Product Details

Price
$19.99  $18.59
Publisher
Anne Schwartz Books
Publish Date
Pages
48
Dimensions
10.2 X 10.2 X 0.5 inches | 1.1 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9780593429396

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About the Author

Sophie Blackall is the award-winning illustrator of over 50 books for children, including Finding Winnie and Hello, Lighthouse, which both received the Caldecott Medal. 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. Her most recent picture book, Farmhouse, was an instant New York Times bestseller, received five starred reviews and was also a New York Times Best Illustrated Book. Sophie's many other honors include a BCCB Blue Ribbon, an Ezra Jack Keats New Illustrator Award, Society of Illustrators Founders Award, and a Charlotte Zolotow Honor. She lives in Brooklyn, NY.

Reviews

★ "[A] high-seas adventure....Visual inventiveness pays homage to shared adventures in this work that toggles dynamically between two competing universes." --Publishers Weekly, starred review

★ "Avast, me mateys! This be good clean fun on the salty seas." --Kirkus Reviews, starred review

★ "....Brilliantly constructed....Blackall excels at setting the stage for the imaginary play." --The Horn Book, starred review

★ "Blackall's take on imaginative play is superb, as both the narrative and visuals of this picture book thematically carry readers up and down like a rolling sea." --The Bulletin, starred review

★ "This delightful tale highlights and celebrates the powerful bonding that happens when caregivers engage in imaginative play with children....Tiny sea captains everywhere will cherish this lovely tale." --Booklist, starred review