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  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2017-09-26
  • Publisher: Scholastic Press

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A boy who loves adventure.

A mysterious ocean journey.

A remote island wilderness.

Discover what surprises await in this beautiful dreamlike exploration of courage and loneliness, independence and friendship.

Lush, transporting paintings float from reality to fantasy and back again as Peter Sís blends a true story from his childhood with the fictional adventure of Robinson Crusoe to create a moving, magical picture book that readers will want to return to again and again.

Author Biography

Peter Sís is a Hans Christian Andersen Award winner, three-time Caldecott Honoree, Sibert Award winner, and MacArthur Fellow. His debut picture book for Scholastic Press, Ice Cream Summer, received three starred reviews. He is also the illustrator of Pam Muñoz Ryan's award-winning novel, The Dreamer. Sís's many celebrated picture books include Starry Messenger: Galileo Galilei, Tibet Through the Red Box, and The Wall: Growing Up Behind the Iron Curtain. Learn more at petersis.com.

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