Beach Is to Fun: A Book of Relationships (Hardcover)
A Book of Relationships
Henry Holt and Co. (BYR), 9780805073157, 40pp.
Publication Date: June 1, 2004
" Gull is to sky"
"as shell is to sand."
"Child is to family"
"as finger is to hand."
Here's a book that makes learning about analogies
as much fun as going to the beach
A trip to the beach-and all the excitement that surrounds it-unfolds in this cheerful picture book chock-full of engaging wordplay and sensory detail. The rhythmic text explores the concept of analogies in an accessible, immediate way. Children can begin to make their own associations and pairings as they long for a day by the sea.
About the Author
SACHIKO YOSHIKAWA grew up in Tokyo but spent many summers visiting the beaches of southern Japan. Her childhood memories served as inspiration when creating the pictures for "Beach Is to Fun." Ms. Yoshikawa is also the illustrator of" Stars." She lives in Seattle, Washington, with her husband.
Praise For Beach Is to Fun: A Book of Relationships…
"[I]t bounces along."--Kirkus Reviews
"Children will enjoy this cheery lesson on word relationships."--School Library Journal
"Brisson introduces verbal analogies in a playful picture book that makes a game of connecting words in meaningful ways. The result is plenty of fun as well as a different way of thinking..."--Booklist