About the Author
Brian Pinkney (www.brianpinkney.net) is the illustrator of many acclaimed books for children, including the Caldecott Honor Books Duke Ellington and The Faithful Friend, and the Coretta Scott King Award winner In the Time of the Drums.
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
A wooden boy catches the biggest whale in the sea.
I was worried it was going to be like Pinnochio, but it is far from it. I am in Children's lit. and this is the book I have enjoyed the most up to this point. I also like the African-American history that it is based on.