Mighty Moby

moby-cvrby Ed Young
with text by Barbara DaCosta
Little, Brown Young Readers, 2017
ISBN 978-0-316-29936-7

An exciting retelling of Herman Melville’s Moby Dick—with a new twist. Illustrated by Caldecott Award-medalist Ed Young and written by Barbara DaCosta, this classic sea adventure will delight young and old alike. Learn more about the unique methods used to create this book at Mighty Moby.

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“Capturing the spectacle of the original and adding hints of humor may make this the preferred version of the classic for all ages. A masterpiece of bookmaking.”
School Library Journal (starred review)

“Stunning illustrations and authentic words grace this unusually sophisticated picture book.”
Kirkus Reviews (starred review)


 ★ Finalist for Minnesota Book Award


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