An Island in the Sun
Stella Blackstone, illustrated by Nicoletta Ceccoli
What do you spy with your little eye? Join a young boy on an adventure across the seas and discover the surprising sight he spots through his spyglass! The rhyming, cumulative text with its familiar "I Spy. . . " refrain invites readers to point out colorful details and engage with the story.
Nicoletta Ceccoki has been featured several times at the Bologna Children's Book Festival, and won the prestigious Anderson prize for the best Italian children's book illustrator in 2001 and 2006. Stella Blackstone has been writing for children for over twenty years. She is the author of many Barefoot Books favorites, including the Bear series, Skip Through the Seasons and My Granny Went to Market.