The wreck of the Zephyr

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Houghton Mifflin,
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At the edge of a cliff lies the wreck of a small sailboat. How did it get there? "Waves carried it up in a storm," says an old sailor. But is it possible that waves could ever get that high? There is another story -- the story of a boy and his obsessive desire to be the greatest sailor, the story of a storm that carried the boy and his boat to a place where boats glide like gulls high above the water and not upon it. Chris Van Allsburg tells that story of the 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. Here is a work of unusual artistry that will enchant readers of all ages for many years to come.
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Grouping Title wreck of the zephyr
Grouping Author van allsburg chris
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display_description 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 the air.
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publishDate 1983
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subject_facet Boats and boating -- Stories, Fantasies
title_display The wreck of the Zephyr
title_full The wreck of the Zephyr / written and illustrated by Chris Van Allsburg
title_short The wreck of the Zephyr
topic_facet Boats and boating, Fantasies, Stories