*Winner of the Northern Lights Book Award, Best Illustrated*
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Eben goes out fishing one day, rowing six miles from his island home towards the harbor on the mainland, hauling in cod as he goes. But a porpoise tangles his lines, fog rolls in, and an accident leads to a broken oar. Lonely, tired, and adrift, Eben is almost ready to give in to the embrace of the sea, when rescue comes in an unexpected form. The Old Mainer and the Sea is allegorical tale about the circular nature of hope and deliverance.
“The book is a visual delight with a captivating story, a magic combination for young children.”
––Portland Press Herald
"Color and composition are richly used to bring to life moments of calm and moments of chaos . . . The two women have created a memorable story with their combined gifts as storytellers using words and images. "
—The Quoddy Times
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