Captain Sky Blue (Hardcover)

By Richard Egielski

Michael Di Capua Books, 9780545213424, 40pp.

Publication Date: September 1, 2010

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Description

Fun and adventure from Caldecott Medal winner Richard Egielski

Jack's best toy pal is Captain Sky Blue, a pilot. Sky speaks in Pilot Talk ("Roger! Wilco!").

After a thunderstorm separates Sky and his buddy ("Mayday!"), Sky is abducted by a whale, then left alone to wander a frigid ocean floor until he chances upon a very special place, a place where he's been before ("Now I'm spooled up!").

Captain Sky Blue thinks he has finally found an easy way home, but first he must face a desperate situation--a challenge that puts his pilot skills to the test!



About the Author

Richard Egielski received the 1987 Caldecott Medal for HEY, AL, story by Arthur Yorinks, and he has also illustrated texts by Pam Conrad, Margie Palatini, David LaRochelle, and Jonah Winter. The books he has both written and illustrated include BUZ and JAZPER, both named Best Illustrated Children's Books of the year by The New York Times.
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