The Antlered Ship

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Quarto Publishing Group UK, Sep 26, 2018 - Deer - 48 pages

An inquisitive fox sets off on a seafaring voyage with a crew of deer and pigeons in this enchanting tale of friendship and adventure. Marco the fox has a lot of questions, like: how deep does the sun go when it sinks into the sea? And why do birds have such lizardy feet? But none of the other foxes share his curiosity. So when a magnificent ship adorned with antlers and with a deer for a captain arrives at the dock looking for a crew, Marco volunteers, hoping to find foxes who are as inquisitive as he is that can answer his questions. The crew finds adventure and intrigue on their journey. And, at last, Marco finds the answer to his most important question of all: What's the best way to find a friend you can talk to?


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Marco is a curious fox who wants to know answers to his questions. When a ship appears and is looking for a crew he signs up in hopes of finding other foxes with the answers to his questions. After ... Read full review

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This book seems to make it on a lot of best book lists. And while the illustrations are darling, the rest makes me wonder why. The story is a fox searching to questions about life, so he joins ... Read full review

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About the author (2018)

Dashka Slater is an award-winning journalist, who has written for Newsweek and The New York Times, among other publications. This is her first YA non-fiction book, but she also writes fiction for adults and picture books for younger children.

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