• Seacrow Island

    Seacrow Island

    1964 Ilon Wikland

    Go down to the quay at Strandgatan in Stockholm on a summer’s morning and see if you can find a little white ferryboat with the name Seacrow I painted on it. If you find it, just get onboard! At ten o’clock sharp the departure gong will sound because now she is off on her usual route, all the way to the furthest islands in the archipelago. That’s where Seacrow Island is located and that’s where they arrived one day in June – a father and his four children, the Melkerson family …