From the creator of the Caldecott Honor winner Time Flies, here’s a little boy’s journey to a tropical dream world. Magnificent oil paintings and rhyming text bring to life a mysterious island where cinder-eyed cats move like shadows, boats float above the ocean, whales fly across the dawn sky, and a parade of fish dances in the light of a campfire.
"A beautiful book that readers will turn to again and again." — Booklist, Starred
"Rohmann’s bright-eyed cats are as mesmerizing as a vivid dream." — Publishers Weekly
"Rohmann’s magnificent oil paintings masterfully mix reality and fantasy." — Los Angeles Times
Eric Rohmann’s first book for children, Time Flies, was named a Caldecott Honor Book, an ALA Notable Book, and a New York Times Book Review Best Children’s Book, and was a Colorado Children’s Book Award nominee.
Eric Rohmann is a painter, printmaker, and fine bookmaker. He holds degrees in fine arts from Arizona State University and Illinois State University.