By David Wiesner
A vibrant, science-minded boy is going to the seashore outfitted to gather and view flotsam--anything floating that has been washed ashore. Bottles, misplaced toys, small gadgets of each description are between his ordinary unearths. yet there's no means he may have ready for one specific discovery: a barnacle-encrusted underwater digital camera, with its personal secrets and techniques to percentage . . . and to keep.
Each of David Wiesner's amazing photograph books has printed the mystical chances of a few traditional factor or happening--a frog on a lily pad, a visit to the Empire country construction, a well known nursery story. during this Caldecott Medal winner, an afternoon on the seashore is the springboard right into a wildly imaginitive exploration of the mysteries of the deep, and of the characteristics that let us to witness those wonders and enjoyment in them.
Caldecott Medal (2007)
Vermont's photo e-book Awards: crimson Clover (2008)
Wisconsin Library organization extraordinary booklet Award (2007)
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A graduate of the Rhode Island School of Design, he lives near Philadelphia with his wife, Kim Kahng, and their children, Kevin and Jaime. They spend their summer vacations at the Jersey Shore. If it floats in the ocean, it may wash up on the beach, where someone may find it and be astonished, and share the discovery with someone else— as David Wiesner shares it with you. com Flotsam: Something that floats. S. 95 CAN. DAV ID WI ESNER The author, age 5 FLOTSA M DAV ID WIESNER has received the Caldecott Medal twice (for Tuesday and The Three Pigs) and two Caldecott Honors (for Sector 7 and Free Fall).
DAV ID WI ESNER The author, age 5 FLOTSA M DAV ID WIESNER has received the Caldecott Medal twice (for Tuesday and The Three Pigs) and two Caldecott Honors (for Sector 7 and Free Fall). A graduate of the Rhode Island School of Design, he lives near Philadelphia with his wife, Kim Kahng, and their children, Kevin and Jaime. They spend their summer vacations at the Jersey Shore. If it floats in the ocean, it may wash up on the beach, where someone may find it and be astonished, and share the discovery with someone else— as David Wiesner shares it with you.
Com Flotsam: Something that floats.