The Abandoned Lighthouse by Albert Lamb

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A captivating daydream of a tale from illustrator David McPhail who has spent a career bringing childhood whimsy to life. What happens when a bear, a boy, and a dog get into a boat? This charming adventure story takes a simple premise and carries it to its logical and imaginative conclusion. Told in a direct manner with whimsical illustrations from David McPhail, this picture book gem is the stuff dreams are made of.

About Albert Lamb

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ALBERT LAMB is a cartoonist, writer, and musician living in England.   DAVID MCPHAIL published his first children's book, The Bear's Toothache, in 1972. Since then, he has written and/or illustrated more than fifty books including No !, published by Roaring Brook Press. He lives in New Hampshire.
Published June 7, 2011 by Roaring Brook Press. 32 pages
Genres: Nature & Wildlife, Action & Adventure, Children's Books.

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An abandoned rowboat, not the titular lighthouse, is the link between an amiable bear, a little boy and his dog.

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Glad for the company, the bear enlists the boy's help catching fish while clouds gather in the distance.

Apr 25 2011 | Read Full Review of The Abandoned Lighthouse

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