Cut-paper pictures of a tropical island of always-summer and a New England village of very long winters accompany the 
voices of two girls–linked together by a sailor, a gift for imagining life in faraway places, and a taste for iced chocolate. 
The best tales of long ago tell us much about our own time. This picture book of intertwined lives in the 19th century 
proves the point beautifully.
Full color.