Sector 7 Story and Illustrations by David Wiesner 1999 A Caldecott Honor Book 2000 Age range 4-8
Imagination takes flight in Sector 7 telling the story of a boy who along with his class takes a trip to the Empire State Building where the boy forms a friendship with a fun loving and mischievous cloud. The boy is taken to Sector 7 a train station like place where clouds await their next given assignment. The boy is an artist who helps to give the clouds new shapes and formations-but will Sector 7 approve?
A Bookish Decree:
Only David Wiesner can take an everyday event i.e. a field trip and turn the story upside down making it whimsical all the while appealing to a child’s imagination.