Hello Lighthouse (Caldecott Medal Winner)


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$18.99  $17.66
Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Publish Date
7.3 X 12.0 X 0.5 inches | 0.9 pounds

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About the Author

Sophie Blackall is the bestselling and two-time Caldecott medal-winning artist behind Finding Winnie: The True Story of the World's Most Famous Bear, Hello, Lighthouse and Farmhouse. She is also the proprietor of Milkwood, a creative retreat for children's book makers. She lives between Brooklyn and a farm in upstate New York.


Praise and accolades for Hello Lighthouse: An IndieBound BestsellerAn Amazon Best Book of the Year So Far
Praise for Finding Winnie: A #1 New York Times bestseller and Winner of the 2016 Caldecott MedalA New York Times Notable Children's Book of the Year
"I will be surprised if a more exquisite picture book will be published this year...Children will be fascinated..."--New York Times Book Review
* "Blackall's charmingly old-fashioned art style is beautifully matched to this nostalgia-rich story, which imbues an antiquated place with warmth and wonder."--Booklist, starred review
* "A delightful bedtime read perfect for one on one sharing."--School Library Journal, starred review
* "It's a jewel of a creation and a gift to those who dream of retreat."--Publishers Weekly, starred review
* "A fascinating, splendidly executed peek into both the mundane and the dramatic aspects of lighthouse life."--Kirkus Reviews, starred review
"Blackall's accomplished illustrations are a mix of homey detail and spectacular scenery."--Horn Book
"Blackall's soft yet precise line and watercolor illustrations provide inviting details."--BCCB
*"The sum total is as captivating as it is informative, transforming a personal family story into something universally resonant."--Horn Book (Starred Review)
*"Little ones who love Milne's classic stories will be enchanted by this heartening account of the bear's real-life origins."--Booklist (Starred Review)
*"A perfect melding of beautiful art with soulful, imaginative writing, this lovely story, penned by Colebourn's great-great granddaughter, is ideal for sharing aloud or poring over individually."--School Library Journal (Starred Review)
*"The book strikes a lovely, understated tone of wonder and family pride...[Sophie Blackall] proves that she's equally imaginative at chronicling straight-on reality too."--Publishers Weekly (starred review)
"Gorgeously illustrated...[a] delightful telling."--New York Times Book Review