Island Boy

by Barbara Cooney

The youngest of twelve children in a family of settlers, Matthias grows up and grows... read more

The youngest of twelve children in a family of settlers, Matthias grows up and grows old on a small island off the coast of New England. Cooney's luminous gouache paintings depict details of 19th century island life. (Ages 4-8)

© Cooperative Children's Book Center, Univ. of Wisconsin - Madison, 1988

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