cover image Captain Bob Takes Flight

Captain Bob Takes Flight

Roni Schotter. Atheneum Books, $15.95 (32pp) ISBN 978-0-689-83388-5

After taking to the high seas of his tub in Captain Bob Sets Sail, the hero flies the skies in Captain Bob Takes Flight by Roni Schotter, illus. by Joe Cepeda. Against the backdrop of his cloud-filled blue bedroom walls, Bob fashions a cardboard box plane (with teeth painted on to resemble a WWII fighter). The changing perspectives of Cepeda's bold, almost neon-colored oil paintings give readers the feeling of being on board.