Square Fish, Paperback, 9780805067088, 32pp.
Publication Date: May 2001
A warm-hearted portrait of a simple event that encapsulates the bond between a father and a son.
This warm and thoughtful story about a father and son on an all-night drive to the mountains is just right for Father's Day.
Peter McCarty has written and illustrated several acclaimed books for children, including Chloe, which received four starred reviews, and Henry in Love, a New York Times Best Illustrated Book of the Year. He is also the author and illustrator of Hondo & Fabian, a Caldecott Honor Book and New York Times Best Illustrated Book of the Year, and its sequel, Fabian Escapes; T Is for Terrible; Little Bunny on the Move; and Moon Plane, a Charlotte Zolotow Award winner. Peter lives with his wife and their two children in Clinton Corners, New York, where they get lots of snow.
"Perfect bedtime beckoning for would-be roamers." --The Horn Book, starred review
"A series of hushed, starlit illustrations creates the imping sense that magic is just around the bend." --Kirkus Reviews, pointer