Shipwreck! A father,daughter and their dogwash up on a smallisland. Little do the castaways know that the island isn't what itseems at all.
The island shows the family the wonders of life at sea. Colourfulfish dart in the waves and birds swoop in the sky.Island life is fullof the unexpecte d. The i sland protects thefamily againstall kindsof dangers, from tropical storms to arctic snow. Menacing animalslurk underwater, too. The island has its own secret, too.Eventually, the family is rescued. And there's a heart - warmingsurprise when the little girl says farewell to the large kind turtle- the real island- whose shell has provided the family with theirhappy island home.
Island is a wordless picture book. Children are encouraged to studythe wonderful illustrations and tell the story in their own words.Mark Janssen 's painterly illustrations come alive on the page. S unhi ts the water and sparkles. S plashes of paint become shoalsoffish.This is a charming picture book full of imagination.