Water Sings Blue

By Meilo So (Illustrator); Kate Coombs
(Chronicle Books, Hardcover, 9780811872843, 36pp.)

Publication Date: March 2012

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Description

Come down to the shore with this rich and vivid celebration of the ocean! With watercolors gorgeous enough to wade in by award-winning artist Meilo So and playful, moving poems by Kate Coombs, Water Sings Blue evokes the beauty and power, the depth and mystery, and the endless resonance of the sea.




About the Author

Kate Coombs grew up near the Pacific Ocean in Southern California and started collecting shells and writing poems as a child.

Meilo So lives in the Shetland Islands off the coast of Scotland.




Praise For Water Sings Blue

"One of the most beautiful picture books I've seen thus far in 2012" - Seven Impossible Things Before Breakfast

"Humor, interesting language and intriguing imagery" - Kirkus Reviews, Starred Review

"Experience the shore without bring home sand in your shoes." - Library Media Connection, Starred Review

"A trip to the beach anytime readers want to go" - School Library Journal

"A salty breeze seems to spring from the pages" - The Wall Street Journal Best Books of 2012

"A feeling of sweet delicacy pervades the pages of Water Sings Blue " - Wall Street Journal

"This beautifully illustrated volume concentrates on what the poet does best: poetry. An excellent source of verse for reading aloud." - Booklist, Starred Review

"The evocative descriptions and images echo and linger.." - Publishers Weekly, starred review

"Poems with as many moods as the sea itself" - The Horn Book

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