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Old Man of the Sea

Stella Elia, Weberson Santiago (Illustrator)


List Price: 17.99*
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A trip around the world for a young boy and his boat-loving grandpa where the true joy of discovery lies not in the countries they visit but in the blossoming relationship between them.

Every Sunday, Grandpa waited for me in his room, and I took my place at the foot of the bed. There were days when Grandpa wanted to talk, and days when we sat in silence. Then one day, Grandpa began telling me stories about his life at sea--tales of love and adventure and danger on the ocean waves. And that's when I learned who my grandpa really was...

"A masterpiece"--Kirkus Reviews, STARRED

"A beautiful and poetic book, full of the wonder of our world. The maps and their landmarks captivated my young son"--Get Kids Into Books

"A celebration of the imaginative bond that can be made between generations. I strongly advise you to go and get yourself a copy"--The Letterpress Project

Lantana Publishing, 9781911373544, 40pp.

Publication Date: September 3, 2019