Newbery Medalist Freedman explores the mystery of the sinking of the great Swedish warship, the “Vasa, “ on her maiden voyage in 1628, and her resurrection from the seas centuries later. Full color.
Russell Freedman is the author of many award-winning books for children, including Newbery Medal winner Lincoln: a Photobiography, and Newbery Honor books Eleanor Roosevelt: A Life of Discovery and The Wright Brothers: How They Invented the Airplane. He lives in New York City.
William Low is the author and illustrator of Daytime Nighttime, Machines Go to Work, Machines Go to Work in the City and the New York Times Best Illustrated Book Old Penn Station. He has illustrated numerous other books for children, including Feathered Dinosaurs by Brenda Z. Guiberson and The Sinking of the Vasa: A Shipwreck of Titanic Proportions by Russell Freedman. He teaches at the Fashion Institute of Technology in New York City.