Inspired by a childhood event and his favorite book, Robinson Caruso, Peter Sis has created a beautifully imagined dreamlike journey in Robinson. Text and illustration work in tandem to convey this story filled with heart and imagination. — Jessica Wood
A boy who loves adventure.
A mysterious ocean journey.
A remote island wilderness.
Discover what surprises await in this beautiful dreamlike exploration of courage and loneliness, independence and friendship.
Lush, transporting paintings float from reality to fantasy and back again as Peter Sis blends a true story from his childhood with the fictional adventure of Robinson Crusoe to create a moving, magical picture book that readers will want to return to again and again.
About the Author
Peter Sís is a Hans Christian Andersen Award winner, three-time Caldecott Honoree, Sibert Award winner, and MacArthur Fellow. His celebrated picture books include Ice Cream Summer, Starry Messenger: Galileo Galilei, Tibet Through the Red Box, and The Wall: Growing Up Behind the Iron Curtain.He also creates fine art that can be seen in galleries, museums, and public spaces all over the world. Learn more at petersis.com.