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

  • 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...
  • Jacki
    Strong art, text is middle of the road....
  • 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...
  • Rian *fire and blood*
    Love love love the illustrations and that this is a real *smart* kids book. It has adorable characters, was honest about what a fox would do on a ship with a bunch of herbivores (hint, he didn't eat them), and even posed a lot of questions to the reader!My only issue is the texture of the dust jacke...
  • Bonny
    The Antlered Ship is a perfect combination of lovely story and beautiful illustrations. I'm not sure what a child would think of it as my children are grown, but it's the kind of book I want to recommend to everyone I know. Sometimes I think children's books are written for adults, but this is one t...
  • Elizabeth☮
    The illustrations here are beautifully done. The story, however, is quite poignant. This is a ship of rogue animals in search of: adventure, beauty, answers. Marco, a fox, decides the answers to his questions are out in the world. He can't be confined to his island any longer, so he boards the ship....
  • Rachel
    Love the illustrations SO much. The story and text were just so-so. ...
  • Carmen
    The day the antlered ship arrived, Marco wondered about the wide world.When I first picked up this book, I thought I had already read it. But no, I was confusing it for another book about animals that explore on a ship: The Friend Ship. You wouldn't think animals-exploring-on-a-ship would be a theme...

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