The Antlered Ship by Dashka Slater

The Antlered Ship

An inquisitive fox sets off on a seafaring voyage with a crew of deer and pigeons in this enchanting tale of friendship and adventure. Marco the fox has a lot of questions, like: how deep does the sun go when it sinks into the sea? And why do birds have such lizardy feet? But none of the other foxes share his curiosity. So when a magnificent ship adorned with antlers and w...

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The Antlered Ship Reviews

  • Julie Kirchner
    Beautifully illustrated by The Fan Brothers, I’m guessing this will be on many Mock Caldecott lists. It seems we are all on a journey, one that can be adventurous at times, and also not as we always expect. This is the story of animals on a quest to find answers to the questions in their hearts...
  • Colona Public Library
    When a fox needs answers to his questions he joins the antlered ship that is looking for a crew. Will he find the answers while he goes on an adventure? This book is really nicely illustrated and I really really love the design of the antlered ship! (view spoiler)[There is even a part where they fig...
  • Kris - My Novelesque Life
    RATING: 4 STARS(Review Not on Blog)Marco the fox has many questions about the world but finds that the other foxes could care less how deep the sun sinks into the sea. Marco gathers a few other animals to sail with him on his antlered ship and find other foxes as curious as him, and hopefully some a...
  • Beverly
    Absolutely gorgeous illustrations rendered in graphite and ballpoint pen, then colored digitally....
  • Jacki
    Strong art, text is middle of the road....
  • Deb (Readerbuzz) Nance
    A fox joins a deer and pigeon crew aboard an antlered ship to seek out answers to his questions. He finds he grows to enjoy the voyage and the questions in this lovely picture book with some nice moments of tension and thoughtfulness....
  • Franziska Trilse
    The Antlered Ship is one of the most beautifully illustrated books I have come across in a while. This sweet story features a curious fox who seeks answers to many big questions. Together with his unlikely group of animal friends they embark on a wondrous adventure. Each page is an artwork to be exp...
  • Betsy
    Take any number of picture books published in a given year. Read them all, cover to cover. Digest them. Ponder them. Then, I have no doubt, you’ll want to sort them. You’ll want to categorize them in some way. Maybe it’ll be the same rote categorizations we see all the time. Maybe you...
  • Sara Cook
    Stunning illustrations and a beautifully told story about the big questions in life and adventures that help find the answers. ...

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