The Voyage


by Robert Vescio and Andrea Edmonds

Displaced by war and conflict, a refugee family sets out on a voyage into the unknown.

Told in only a few words, this is the powerful story of a family fleeing their war-torn country and making a dangerous trip across the ocean to a new life in a new land. The Voyage was named a 2020 Notable Social Studies by the Children’s Book Council.

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About the Creators:

Robert Vescio has worked as a photo editor and production manager in the publishing industry and is now a full-time children’s author. As a Books in Homes role model, his aim is to enthuse and inspire children to read and write and leave them bursting with imaginative ideas. His other picture books include Finn and Puss (2017; illustrated by Melissa Mackie) and The Box Cars (2019; illustrated by Cara King).

Andrea Edmonds is an artist and illustrator who has worked on children’s books, greeting cards, stationery, commissioned artworks and animation. She loves developing story and character ideas fueled by a stash of dark chocolate and countless cups of tea. Her previous picture book with EK Books is Visiting You (2017; written by Rebecka Sharpe Shelberg).

Additional information

Weight 0.42 kg
Dimensions 25 × 26 cm








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Age range

3-8 years