Water Sings Blue

By COOMBS, Kate

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ISBN
978-0-8118-7284-3
Publisher
Chronicle


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School Library Journal

Starred Review on May 1, 2012  |  Preschool to Grade 4

PreS-Gr 4—A jaunty "Song of the Boat" opens this evocative collection designed to capture the life and spirit of the sea. The 23 pieces showcase a range of poetic forms while looking at each subject from a unique and interesting perspective. Readers do a little shopping in a tide pool, check out the local real estate with Frank Hermit, and experience the drama of a sea...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Horn Book Magazine

Reviewed on April 1, 2012

The creatures and allure of the sea are captured in twenty-three poems with as many moods as the sea itself. Some give a nod to the familiar: with its lilting cadence and yearning to set sail, "Song of the Boat" recalls John Masefield's "Sea Fever"; "Prayer of the Little Fish" voices sentiments like those in Carmen Bernos de Gasztold's Prayers from the Ark. Here are succinct comical entries ("The sea urchin fell in love with a fork..."); wry imagery ("Octo...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Horn Book Guide

Reviewed on January 1, 2012

The creatures and allure of the sea are captured in twenty-three poems with as many moods as the sea itself. Shark, sea tur...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

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