Author(s): Lorette Broekstra
'Sail away, Gypsy,' says Hugo to his boat, and together they set off down the river. The people of Hometown are having fun on the water, but when the wind picks up, Hugo and Gypsy are blown out to sea. 'Help!' Someone is lost in the waves and it's Hugo to the rescue. Hooray for Hugo! When you have read the story, you can follow Hugo's journey on the map.
This is a charming little story, complemented by bold, vivid illustrations and yet another great example of imaginative page layout, which all combine to create an appealing book for very young readers.' Tasmanian newspapernot only a very loveable character, but a highly absorbing and welcoming world that he lives in just the thing for babies and very young children Not only is this an exciting story to read aloud, but there is plenty of detail in each picture to provide lots of enjoyment. Highly recommended for children from birth to 5 years.' Sydney's ChildOct 2005
Lorette Broekstra is the author/ illustrator of the successful Baby Bear series of picture books published by Lothian, which have sold in excess of 190,000 copies around the world.