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June 22, 2021 | $11.99
I Want a Boat!
Illustrator(s): Kevan Atteberry
Published by Neal Porter Books
Hardcover | Pages: 32
Size: 9 x 10 | USD: $18.99
Publication Date: June 22, 2021
Themes: Friendship, Social Themes, Transportation
About the Book
A box is never just a box when you have a vivid imagination and a couple stuffed animal friends to join you on a fantastic ocean voyage.
I have a box,
I want a boat.
With nothing but spare text and a bright imagination, I Want a Boat! follows a girl as she as she finds a way to transform a plain old box in an ordinary room into a magical sailboat, complete with a rudder, sail, and anchor. She and her stuffed-animal friends take to the high seas, encounter raging storms, and make it to dry land, just in time for supper.
Award-winning author Liz Garton Scanlon’s spritely text and candy-colored, kid friendly illustrations by Kevan Atteberry (Ghost Cat, Dear Beast) make this a perfect read-aloud for the youngest child.