A mother underestimates her yo
ung son’s memory in Fitzpatrick’s inventive offering. . . . Fitzgerald’s illustrations work in tandem with the text and are notable in their attention to detail. Children will enjoy pointing out the activity in each scene, making this a good choice for lap sharing.
This charming, frisky tale begins as a mother reminds her son about a trip they took across the ocean. . . . This is a smooth blend of text and art, but the pictures are particularly fine, expertly executed, rich with color, and full of surprises.
School Library Journal
The repetitive, engaging text has a musical quality and lovely rhythm while the illustrations lend a child's perspective as readers feel the enormity of the rolling seas and the details of the ship through the discovering eyes of a child. Simple and beautiful seagulls fly on the warm endpapers. A lovely addition