Sail Away

Sail Away

Book - 2000
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A little boy gets his imaginery boat in shipshape and then takes a fantastic journey.

Orca Book Publishers
Parents’ Choice Silver Honour Award 2000
Resource Links' Year’s Best 2000
Book Sense 76 Top 10 Picks
Children’s Literature Choice List 2001
CCBC Our Choice
A versatile author of poetry, fiction and plays, Florence McNeil has garnered a number of awards for her work for adults and children. Her novel, Catriona's Island won the Sheila Egoff prize for children's literature. She also compiled and edited the highly praised anthology of children's poetry Do Whales Jump at Night?

Illustrator and author of over seventy books for children, David McPhail is beloved for his lively portraits of children, bears, pigs, moles, bunnies, puppies and a host of other two- and four-legged creatures. Other titles include The Furry Bedtime Book, The Puddle, Mole Music, Angel Pig and the Hidden Christmas and Tall in the Saddle.
The captain knows how to get his boat shipshape and ready to sail. Do you?

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Through rhyming text and colorful illustrations, a little boy gets his imaginery boat all shipshape and then takes a fantastical journey. By the illustrator of Tall in the Saddle. 15,000 first printing.

Publisher: Victoria, BC : Orca Book Publishers, c2000
ISBN: 9781551431475
Branch Call Number: JX FIC M
Characteristics: [27] p. :,col. ill. ;,27 cm.
Additional Contributors: McPhail, David 1940-


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