My debut children’s book, Dazzle Ship, is authored by Chris Barton and published by Lerner Book. Dazzle Ship has been honored by: The 2017 Society of Illustrators New York Original Art "Dilys Evans Founders Award".
Orbis Pictus Honor Book 2018
New York Public Library's Best Books for Kids 2017 List
Chicago Public Library’s Best of the Best list for 2017.
Starred reviews from School Library Journal
Starred reviews from Publishers Weekly
2017 Cybils (Children’s and Young Adult Bloggers’ Literary Awards) finalist
2018-2019 Crown Award Nominee
2018 Notable Social Studies Trade Book for Young People
2018 ALSC Notable Children’s Books list
Dazzle Ship is the story behind the thousands of war ships painted with bold colors and crazy patterns during WW1 to evade German U-Boats' attacks.
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"[An] inspiring story of creativity."—Booklist
"[A] conversational, compelling, and visually arresting story . . ."—Starred, Publishers Weekly
"Chris Barton and Victo Ngai's Dazzle Ships gives young readers an introduction to World War I in a clever and colorful way."—Shelf Awareness
"[A] fascinating volume about a little-known side of the war. An eye-catching title sure to dazzle."—Kirkus Reviews
"The well-written, intriguing text is complemented by Ngai's vibrant and surreal illustrations. . . . With the commemoration of the centenary of World War I, this book is a fascinating selection that will captivate readers, especially war story enthusiasts."—Starred, School Library Journal