Tuesday, October 25, 2011

Hopper and Wilson by Maria Van Lieshout - ESSENTIAL

Van Lieshout, Maria Hopper and Wilson 40 pg. Philomel Books, 2011. PICTURE BOOK. $16.99. Best friends Hopper and Wilson wonder what it is like at the end of the world. Deciding to find out, they set sail on an end-of-the-world adventure. After battling rough seas, cold weather, and howling winds, they realize that their part of the world is right where they want to be.
Sweet story about friendship with winsome watercolor illustrations. The two page layout heightens the effect of the illustrations. EL-ESSENTIAL. Whitney, Library-Teacher.

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