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Fog Island

Written & illustrated by Tomi Ungerer
Published by Phaidon Press
Goodreads Rating - 3.5 / 5.0
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What's Fog Island About

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In this imaginative tale from master storyteller Tomi Ungerer, two young siblings find themselves cast away on mysterious Fog Island. No one has ever returned from the island’s murky shores, but when the children begin to explore, they discover things are not quite as they expected.

Ungerer’s captivating drawings evoke the eerie beauty and magic surrounding this timeless adventure. Selected by both The New York Times and Publishers Weekly as one of the year’s best children’s books, Fog Island is destined to become a modern classic.

What Kind of Book is Fog Island

fantasy and magic

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Who Wrote Fog Island

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Tomi Ungerer

“Born in Strasbourg, in the Alsace region of France, in 1931, Tomi Ungerer started drawing as a small boy. He published his first book for children, <i>The Mellops Go Flying</i>, in 1957, and went on to publish 80 books over the next ten years, covering all aspects of his work. Phaidon has published many of his classics such as <i>The Three Robbers</i>, <i>Moon Man</i>, and <i>Adelaide</i> as well as new books for children such as <i>Otto</i> and the upcoming re-release of <i>The Beast of Monsieur Racine</i>, a star&hyphen;reviewed book in Kirkus 1963. In 2003 the European Council chose Tomi Ungerer as their first Ambassador for Childhood and Education and in 2007 the Tomi Ungerer Museum in Strasbourg opened its doors to the public and has since been voted one of the 10 best museums in Europe by the European Council. A contemporary of Maurice Sendak, Ungerer was recently featured in a documentary, <i>Far Out Isn’t Far Enough</i>, a <i>New York Times</i> Critics’ Pick.

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