Little Fisherman

Margaret Wise Brown

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ISBN: 9781944762155

Little Fisherman

  Author:   Margaret Wise Brown  
  Artist :   Dahlov Ipcar    
  Publisher:  Islandport Press

“Once there was a great big fisherman and a little fisherman. . . They sailed boats.” So begins the classic story by Margaret Wise Brown and illustrated by Dahlov Ipcar. The book follows the two fisherman through a day in their life at sea, the big fisherman with his big boat, big fish, and big sailors, and the little fisherman with his little boat, little fish, little sailors–and a big story.

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ISBN associated with this title:9781944762155
Item ISL081
PublisherIslandport Press
PublisherIslandport Press
Published onApril 30 2017
Language eng
Pages 40
Format Paperback
Dimensions9.75(in) x 8(in)
Shipping weight172(g)
Status ACTIVE TITLE
Margaret Wise Brown wrote more than 100 children's books, including the beloved classic Goodnight Moon. Brown often wrote at her island home on Vinalhaven, Maine. Her Caldecott Medal-winning book, The Little Island, was based on her Maine retreat. Brown's prolific career was cut short when she died from complications following surgery at age forty-two. More than fifty years later, her books, some written under pen names, remain favorites of parents and children alike.

In a career spanning more than eighty years, Maine artist Dahlov Ipcar has written and illustrated more than thirty children's and young adult books, starting with The Little Fisherman in 1945 and including "The Cat at Night" and "My Wonderful Christmas Tree". Dahlov Ipcar was born in Vermont and summered in Maine after her parents (the famed sculptor William Zorach and artist Marguerite Zorach) bought a farm on Georgetown Island. The Little Fisherman launched her prolific career.