Arthur Ransome (1884-1967) was an English author and journalist, author of the Swallows and Amazons series and many other much-loved children's books.
Caldecott Medal Winner
Arthur Ransome; Pictures by Uri Shulevitz
FSG Books for Young Readers
Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR)
When the Czar proclaims that he will marry his daughter to the man who brings him a flying ship, the Fool of the World sets out to try his luck and meets some unusual companions on the way.