The Wreck of the Zephyr

by Chris Van Allsburg

When questioned about the wreck of a small sailboat found on the edge of a high cliff,... read more

When questioned about the wreck of a small sailboat found on the edge of a high cliff, an old sailor tells a strange tale of a proud young boy who wanted to be the world's greatest sailor; he also tells of a mysterious storm that carried the boy and his boat to a place where boats glide like seagulls high above the water. Full color paintings emphasize imaginative uses of forms within space. Honor Book, CCBC Caldecott Straw Vote. (Ages 4-11)

© Cooperative Children's Book Center, Univ. of Wisconsin - Madison, 1983

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