by George Ella Lyon, Katherine Tillotson

Faucet
well
raincloud
sea ...
from each of these
comes water.
But where does
Water go?
To find out, honey,
turn the page,
dive in
with tongue
or toes,
with eyes and ears and nose--
and wonder
at the flow
of this great world's
life story.

* "Lots of picture books introduce young children to the water cycle, but few have such an infectious beat and eye-catching illustrations as this title, which begs to be read aloud. With occasional rhymes, the short, poetic lines are conversational and instructive and evoke a sense of mystery.... What kids will respond to immediately, though, are the noisy, delicious sounds and rhythms in the words as well as the kinetic energy in the beautifully composed, atmospheric digital illustrations, which have the richly patterned and textured look of paint-and-paper collage. Playfully arranged type in changing fonts adds to the visual fun while giving cues for energizing read-alouds. On the final, stunning spreads, a mother’s hair swirls into a wave of water that becomes a joyful spiral of living creatures, all reinforcing the simple, profound message: our lives depend on 'so precious' water."
--BOOKLIST, March 15, 2011, *STAR

All the Water in the World

SKU: 9781416971306
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  • George Ella Lyon is the author of Trucks Roll! and Planes Fly! Now, Boats Float!, cowritten with her son Benn, adds a new mode of transport to this travel series. Among George Ella’s other books are the ALA Notable All the Water in the World and What Forest Knows. A novelist and poet, she lives with her family in Lexington, Kentucky. Katherine Tillotson is the illustrator of several children’s books. For the story of It’s Picture Day Today, she cut paper that she created herself by drawing patterns on paper with paste, a centuries-old technique that crafters may be familiar with. Ms. Tillotson lives in San Francisco with her husband. 

  • Publisher:Atheneum/Richard Jackson Books

    Publication date:03/22/2011

    Pages:40

    Age Range:4 - 8 Years

     

    - Juvenile Nonfiction | Science & Nature | Earth Sciences

    - Water (Oceans, Lakes, Etc.) -Hydrologic cycle

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