A beloved picture book from two-time Caldecott Medal award-winner Sophie Blackall that transports readers to the seaside in timeless, nautical splendor! Watch the days and seasons pass as the wind blows, the fog rolls in, and icebergs drift by. Outside, there is water all around. Inside, the daily life of a lighthouse keeper and his family unfolds as the keeper boils water for tea, lights the lamp’s wick, and writes every detail in his logbook.

Step back in time and through the door of this iconic lighthouse into a cozy dollhouse-like interior with the extraordinary award-winning artist Sophie Blackall.

Hello, Lighthouse Educator Guide



Praise and accolades for Hello Lighthouse:

An IndieBound Bestseller
An Amazon Best Book of the Year So Far


* "Blackall's charmingly old-fashioned art style is beautifully matched to this nostalgia-rich story, which imbues an antiquated place with warmth and wonder."—Booklist, starred review


* "It's a jewel of a creation and a gift to those who dream of retreat."—Publishers Weekly, starred review


"Blackall's accomplished illustrations are a mix of homey detail and spectacular scenery."—Horn Book


Praise for Finding Winnie:
A #1 New York Times bestseller and Winner of the 2016 Caldecott Medal

New York Times Notable Children's Book of the Year


*"Little ones who love Milne's classic stories will be enchanted by this heartening account of the bear's real-life origins."—Booklist (Starred Review)


*"The book strikes a lovely, understated tone of wonder and family pride...[Sophie Blackall] proves that she's equally imaginative at chronicling straight-on reality too."—Publishers Weekly (starred review)

"I will be surprised if a more exquisite picture book will be published this year...Children will be fascinated..."—New York Times Book Review


* "A delightful bedtime read perfect for one on one sharing."—School Library Journal, starred review


* "A fascinating, splendidly executed peek into both the mundane and the dramatic aspects of lighthouse life."—Kirkus Reviews, starred review


"Blackall's soft yet precise line and watercolor illustrations provide inviting details."—BCCB


*"The sum total is as captivating as it is informative, transforming a personal family story into something universally resonant."—Horn Book (Starred Review)


*"A perfect melding of beautiful art with soulful, imaginative writing, this lovely story, penned by Colebourn's great-great granddaughter, is ideal for sharing aloud or poring over individually."—School Library Journal (Starred Review)


"Gorgeously illustrated...[a] delightful telling."—New York Times Book Review

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