Exquisitely illustrated First edition children's picture book by THE POLAR EXPRESS Tom Hanks movie Caldecott Award winning Providence RI author. Van Allsburg is one of the most noted book illustrators of the present day and follows firmly in the footsteps of such noteables as N.C. Wyeth and Maxfield Parrish.
Chris Van Allsburg tells the story of a boy and his boat, the Zephyr, in words and haunting, full color pastel paintings. His sailboats sail the night sky with the stars in pictures so vivid that the reader can almost hear the wind in the sails.
A boy's ambition to be the greatest sailor in the world brings him to ruin when he misuses his new ability to sail his boat in air ....
THE WRECK OF THE ZEPHYR
Published by Houghton Mifflin Boston MA copyright 1983
Good used condition brown cloth hardcover, shelf/edgewear, gilt cover decoration, First Edition later printing, no dust jacket Inside text and pictures clean tight and bright
Absolutely Wonderful Reading - Kid's Books even Adults will Enjoy !