A Trip to the Bottom of the World with Mouse by Frank Viva
(Toon)

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Are we there yet?

There’s so much to see at the bottom of the world! Join a young explorer and his best friend, Mouse, on a sea journey to Antarctica, where they make new friends with penguins and a whale — and have all kinds of fun. Young readers won’t stop grinning as they’re swept away by the strange and magical world created by Frank Viva, the bestselling author of Along a Long Road, and they’ll want to start the book again as soon as they reach the end!
 

About Frank Viva

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Frank Viva is an illustrator and designer who lives in Toronto, Canada. He is a cover artist for The New Yorker and sits on two college advisory boards. He is passionate about cooking, eating, and his daily bike ride to the office. His first picture book, Along a Long Road, received wide critical acclaim and was chosen by the New York Times as one of the Ten Best Illustrated Books of 2011. A Trip to The Bottom of the World with Mouse is based on Frank's experiences aboard a Russian research vessel during a trip to the Antarctic Peninsula.
 
Published September 25, 2012 by Toon Books. 32 pages
Genres: Comics & Graphic Novels, Nature & Wildlife, Travel, Science Fiction & Fantasy, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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He effectively creates both visual rhythm and a sense of size for landscapes and spaces with looping white masses of shoreline ice that separate flat monochrome skies from, usually, darker waters.

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This charming voyage tale is based on Viva’s (Along a Long Road) real-life Antarctic trip, which explains the otherwise unbelievable image of swimming in warm water at the bottom of the world.

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Using fresh and original cartoon style to teach variety without bromidic airs (“I see a yellow-eyed penguin … a fairy penguin … a macaroni penguin”), and teaching patience for Mouse, who is eager to get there, eager to leave, and eager to go back, the boy patiently shows us around the bottom of t...

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