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The Old Boat (Hardcover)

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Description


The creators of The Old Truck set sail with an old boat and an evocative, intricately crafted exploration of home and family.


Off a small island,


an old boat sets sail


and a young boy


finds home.


Together, boy and boat ride the shifting tides, catching wants and wishes until fate calls for a sea change. Brothers and collaborators Jarrett and Jerome Pumphrey’s newest picture book is a masterfully crafted celebration of the natural world and tribute to the families we make and the homes that we nurture.



About the Author


Jarrett Pumphrey is an author/illustrator and the former CEO of a tech startup. Originally from Houston, he now lives in Austin, Texas.

Jerome Pumphrey is an illustrator and a graphic designer at The Walt Disney Company. Originally from Houston, he now lives in Austin, Texas.

Praise For…


A quiet, thought-provoking story of environmental change and the power humans have to slow it.
— Kirkus Reviews (starred review)


Product Details
ISBN: 9781324005179
ISBN-10: 1324005173
Publisher: Norton Young Readers
Publication Date: March 2nd, 2021
Pages: 56
Language: English

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