The Little Fisherman HC (Signed Edition)

Limited special edition signed by illustrator Dahlov Ipcar.


“Once there was a great big fisherman and a little fisherman. . . They sailed boats.” So begins the classic story by Margaret Wise Brown and illustrated by Dahlov Ipcar. The book follows the two fisherman through a day in their life at sea, the big fisherman with his big boat, big fish, and big sailors, and the little fisherman with his little boat, little fish, little sailors––and a big story.


The Little Fisherman is a milestone in the illustrious career of the legendary Dahlov Ipcar. The Little Fisherman, originally published in 1945, was the very first children's book illustrated by the then-twenty-eight-year-old artist. The book, with its authentic coastal scenes, helped establish her distinctive style and ignited a four-decade creative run that saw her write and illustrate more than thirty children's books, all from a studio overlooking her farm on Georgetown Island, Maine. The fact that Ipcar's first book was also written by Margaret Wise Brown only adds to its importance in the world of children's literature. 

The Little Fisherman HC (Signed Edition)

SKU: 1030
  • Written by Margaret Wise Brown

    Binding: Hardcover

    Pages: 38

    Genre: Children's Picture Book

    Ages: 4-9

    ISBN: 9978-1-934031-14-8

    Publication Date: 2008 (Islandport hardcover edition)

    Dimensions: 8.0 x 9.75 x 0.5

    Shipping Weight: 1.13 lbs.



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