The Endless Sea

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The Endless Sea
Written by Chi Thai
Format: Hardback
ISBN-13: 9781536239607
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The Endless Sea

author: Chi Thai
illustrator: Linh Dao

This is the lyrical true tale of the authorís refugee journey with her family from Vietnam to the United Kingdom at just three years old, leaving home behind to set out in a tiny boat, first down a muddy river delta and then across the vastness of the sea. Spare, intimate, and rooted in specific history yet also profoundly universal, Chi Thaiís story is a reflection of crossings made daily in all corners of the world by families like hers who brave hunger, thirst, fear, and uncertainty in search of safety and a place to call home. With poetic text and warm, child-friendly illustrations from artist Linh Dao, this is the story of one remarkable familyís courage and resilience.

This deeply personal story of a perilous crossing, movingly illustrated for a picture book audience, mirrors the plight of families around the world who endure global displacement.
suggested retail price (U.S./CAN):
$18.99 / $24.99
isbn-10/isbn-13:
1536239607 /  9781536239607
on sale date:
03/2025
type/format:
Picture Book Nonfiction / Hardback
age range:
4 yrs - 8 yrs
# of pages/size:
40 / 10 1/4" x 8 7/16"
grade range:
Preschool - Grade 3
 
subjects:
Juvenile Fiction; Family; Indigenous; Social Themes; Family; Asia; Social Topics;
author’s comments:
Chi Thai is an independent filmmaker, producer, and animation director and a three-time Cannes Lions finalist. This is her first book for children. She lives in the United Kingdom.
illustrator’s comments:
Dao Thuy Linh is an illustrator and animator. Originally from Vietnam, she is now based in in Brno, Czech Republic.
 
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