Entries Tagged as 'Ocean'

A Long Way Away: A Two-Way Story

April 5th, 2013 · No Comments · Books

Review By JANE COWLES A Long Way Away: A Two-Way Story by Frank Viva is full of unusual illustrations that add a unique curiosity and distinctive style (reminiscent of Dr. Seuss) to this picture book, which I received as a review copy. The illustrations encourage young readers to explore the world from all different vantage […]

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Only One Ocean

April 1st, 2012 · No Comments · Music

Review By JENNIFER GANNETT Looking for a kids’ CD featuring a range of musical styles and a strong, positive message of marine conservation? Then The Banana Slug String Band’s album “Only One Ocean” is definitely for you! The copy of this CD we received to review has been in very heavy rotation in our household, and it is not just the […]

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You Be You

November 23rd, 2011 · 1 Comment · Books

Review By ANDREA ZOLLMAN Playful and colorful, this sequel to Only One You stars Linda Kranz’s bright, vivid “rockfish,” and cleverly incorporates photographs of the ocean into the background. As little rockfish Adri swims home after exploring the ocean, he notices that, “Some fish swim left/some fish swim right/some fish swim in a circle/some fish […]

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The Octonauts: And the Great Ghost Reef

October 26th, 2011 · 1 Comment · Books

Review By HEATHER CLARK, Winner of our 500th Review Contest This is the fourth in a series of books showcasing the Octonauts, a team of eight underwater explorers with a mission to explore, rescue, and protect their ocean surroundings. The book follows the Octonaut crew as they analyze the fate of a coral reef that has […]

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