Dashka Slater’s story is a Narnia-esque masterpiece for children. The Antlered Ship is an excellent introduction for little readers to the worlds of fantasy and adventure.
Good friends Jimi and Isaac set off on an oceanic coming-of-age adventure of a lifetime.
If you know Sylvester and the Magic Pebble or The Amazing Bone, then you’re already familiar with William Steig’s delightfully watery illustrations and refreshingly literate text. This book is no exception, and it is a joy in every way.