All the Water in the World

All the Water in the World Cover

All the Water in the World

By George Ella Lyon; Katherine Tillotson (Illustrator)

Atheneum Books, Hardcover, 9781416971306, 40pp.

Publication Date: March 22, 2011

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.

About the Author
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. Visit her online at

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. Visit her at