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In the Sea

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Publisher Comments:

A New York Times best-selling author and a Caldecott Honor-winning illustrator explore life in the ocean with clever poems and bold, expressive woodcuts.

The briny deep is home to an enormous variety of fascinating creatures, from the dainty sea horse to the fearsome shark, from the spiny sea urchin to the majestic blue whale. In striking woodcut illustrations, diverse creatures glide through blue and green waters, while succinct, witty poetry examines their behavior and interactions. In this companion volume to On the Farm and In the Wild, David Elliott and Holly Meade explore the depths of the ocean in a collection of poems sure to thrill budding oceanographers and landlubbers alike.

Review:

"In this aquatic companion to In the Wild and On the Farm, Meade's trademark woodblock prints and watercolors are intricate, action-filled, and artfully designed, while Elliott's brief poems are a linguistic treat, filled with dramatic metaphors that also convey information about the species described. The octopus is an 'eight-armed apparition' that can vanish 'in a cloud of ink./ No ghost, but a magician,' and a shark sports a 'brutal grin' that reveals 'the terror/ of the dark within.' While Meade's color schemes are not always realistic, they are artistically appealing and, like the jacket artwork, sometimes stunning. An eye-catching introduction to the beauty of the creatures that live 'in the briny deep.' Ages 3 — 5." Publishers Weekly Copyright PWxyz, LLC. All rights reserved.

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About the Author

David Elliott is the author of many books for young readers, including On the Farm and In the Wild, the companion books to In the Sea. He is also the author of the New York Times best-selling picture book And Here's To You!, illustrated by Randy Cecil. David Elliott lives in New Hampshire.

Holly Meade (1956-2013) wrote and illustrated IF I NEVER FOREVER ENDEAVOR. She earned a Caldecott Honor for her illustrations in HUSH! A THAI LULLABY by Minfong Ho. She also illustrated AND THEN COMES HALLOWEEN by Tom Brenner; ON THE FARM, IN THE WILD, and IN THE SEA by David Elliott; and many others.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780763644987
Author:
Elliott, David
Publisher:
Candlewick Press (MA)
Author:
Meade, Holly
Author:
Mead
Author:
e, Holly
Subject:
General
Subject:
Poetry-A to Z
Subject:
Children's poetry
Subject:
poetry;ocean
Edition Description:
Picture book
Publication Date:
20120231
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
from P up to K
Language:
English
Illustrations:
4-COLOR
Pages:
32
Dimensions:
11.7 x 10.63 x 0.37 in 1.22 lb
Age Level:
from 3 up to 5

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Product details 32 pages Candlewick Press (MA) - English 9780763644987 Reviews:
"Publishers Weekly Review" by , "In this aquatic companion to In the Wild and On the Farm, Meade's trademark woodblock prints and watercolors are intricate, action-filled, and artfully designed, while Elliott's brief poems are a linguistic treat, filled with dramatic metaphors that also convey information about the species described. The octopus is an 'eight-armed apparition' that can vanish 'in a cloud of ink./ No ghost, but a magician,' and a shark sports a 'brutal grin' that reveals 'the terror/ of the dark within.' While Meade's color schemes are not always realistic, they are artistically appealing and, like the jacket artwork, sometimes stunning. An eye-catching introduction to the beauty of the creatures that live 'in the briny deep.' Ages 3 — 5." Publishers Weekly Copyright PWxyz, LLC. All rights reserved.
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