Boats: Fast & Slow

Boats: Fast & Slow

by Iris Volant

From the haunting Viking longships, to Native American log canoes, and onwards to Chinese Dragon Boats and pirate ships, to modern racing sailboats, Boats helps to tell the story of humankind in this artfully illustrated nonfiction picture book.

Boats are one of the most important inventions in human history. With the ability to venture onto the waves, we have fished for food, crossed oceans, discovered new lands, and opened up trade around the world. From great warships to small kayaks, boats are a part of every culture with access to water, and are a testament to humankind’s resourcefulness, curiosity, and thirst for adventure.


Ages: 5-9
Illustrated by: Jarom Vogel
ISBN: 9781911171928
Price: $19.95
Published by: Flying Eye Books

More

  • Kids Who Are Changing the World
  • Rebels by Accident
  • Dream On, Amber
  • Dara Palmer’s Major Drama
  • Lexie’s Little Lie
  • Illegal
  • Mi abuelo y yo
  • Grandpa’s Favorite
  • Mi abuela y yo
  • Grandma’s Favorite
  • What a Wonderful Word
  • Anna Hibiscus
  • Recess at 20 Below
  • Yao Bai and the Egg Pirates
  • Children of the First People: Fresh Voices of Alaska’s Native Kids
  • How Raven Got His Crooked Nose
  • Manjhi Moves a Mountain
  • Silver Meadows Summer
  • Moomin and the Brigands
  • Leonardo da Vinci Gets a Do-Over
Back to Top