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Jonathan and the Big Blue Boat

Jonathan and the Big Blue Boat - Philip C. Stead Jonathan’s parents trade his teddy bear for a toaster, so Jonathan must set off on a journey alone on a Big Blue Boat to find Frederick. Along the way, he befriends a mountain goat, a circus elephant, and a whale.A slyly humorous story.“’Hello,’ said Jonathan to a mountain goat. ‘I’m looking for a bear named Frederick.’The goat was startled. He had never met a sea captain before.‘I’ve never met a bear before,’ said the goat, ‘but someday I would like to.’Jonathan looked up. ‘I could use a first mate,’ he offered, ‘but my boat is stuck.’The goat wagged his chin thoughtfully. He wedged his powerful horns beneath the boat’s hull. The great shipped teetered like a seesaw and then…‘Anchors aweigh!’”