by Randall de Seve, Loren Long (Illustrator)
A little boy has a toy boat that he made out of a can, a cork, a yellow pencil, and some white cloth. The boy and his boat are inseparable . . . until the day the wind pushes the boat out into the wide lake, and the little boat must face fierce waves, a grumpy ferry, a sassy schooner, and a growling speed boat if he is to find his way home. From Randall de Seve and bestselling artist Loren Long, creator of the Otis series and illustrator of The Little Engine That Could, comes a child-friendly adventure sure to inspire imaginative toy play.
Loren Long is the author and illustrator of the New York Times bestselling picture books Otis, Otis and the Tornado, Otis and the Puppy, An Otis Christmas and Otis and the Scarecrow. He is the #1 New York Times bestselling illustrator of President Barack Obama’s picture book Of Thee I Sing, the re-illustrated edition of The Little Engine That Could by Watty Piper, and Mr. Peabody’s Apples by Madonna. Loren's most recent work, Little Tree, is a picture book for all ages which will publish in September, 2015. Please visit the Books section of the website to learn about his many other books.
Publisher: Penguin Group (USA) Incorporated
Publication date: 9/20/2007
Age range: 2 - 5 Years
- Social Issues | Self-Esteem & Self-Reliance - Toys, Dolls & Puppets
- Juvenile Fiction | Transportation - Boats, Ships, & Underwater Craft
- Boats and boating -Toys