When little Ali is washed out to sea on his homemade raft, who would have thought his life would be saved by a passing oil tanker? Gradually the boy learns about life aboard Star of Arabia, the surveillant crow, the welcoming crew, and the kind Captain who takes him under his wing as the ship sails down through the Suez Canal.
Acclaimed author Julia Johnson has now published more than eight titles for children, allowing many to explore with her the heritage of the Arab Gulf States.
Henry Climent has been illustrating children’s books for more than 10 years. If he wasn’t an illustrator, Henry would be a cowboy or a 19th century sailor.