After a violent seastorm, a Haida prince washes ashore in the supernatural realm of the strange and colossal killer whale people. There his spiritual journey begins. Powerful illustrations make stunning use of northwest coast Native American motifs to create a compelling atmosphere of mystery and displacement. Over 50,000 copies in print 1996 American Book Award winner 1995 Best Children's Book of the Pacific Northwest 1996 Washington State Governor's Award winner.
"Vibrant illustrations and ceremonial artwork." Chesapeake Family Magazine"Lewis manages to respect Northwest Coast tradition, the mystery and beauty of its art and story, while giving it new life and manifest appeal." School Library Journal"Storm Boy is an excellent children's book and unquestionably deserving, if not begging, to sit on the shelf of every library in the nation." Western Native News