Category Archives: Oceans

The Girl Who Built an Ocean by Jess Keating, illustrated by Michelle Mee Nutter

The Girl Who Built an Ocean: An Artist, an Argonaut, and the True Story of the World’s First Aquarium by Jess Keating, illustrated by Michelle Mee Nutter. Alfred A. Knopf, 2022. 9780593305119 Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a … Continue reading

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Narwhal: The Arctic Unicorn by Justin Anderson,  illustrated by Jo Weaver

Narwhal: The Arctic Unicorn by Justin Anderson,  illustrated by Jo Weaver. Candlewick Press, 2022. 9781536225129 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Hardcover picture book What did you like about the book?  The unusual narwhal … Continue reading

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Giant Island by Jane Yolen, illustrated by Doug Keith

Giant Island by Jane Yolen, illustrated by Doug Keith. Flashlight Press, 2022. 9781947277182  Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Format: Hardcover Picture Book What did you like about the book? Layers of intrigue surround this fun book … Continue reading

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Over and Under the Waves by Kate Messner, illustrated by Christopher Silas Neal

Over and Under the Waves by Kate Messner, illustrated by Christopher Silas Neal. Chronicle Books, 2022. 9781797203478 Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Format: Hardcover picture books What did you like about the book? A … Continue reading

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One Turtle’s Last Straw by Elisa Boxer, illustrated by Marta Álvarez Miguéns

One Turtle’s Last Straw: The Real-Life Rescue That Sparked a Sea Change written by Elisa Boxer, illustrated by Marta Álvarez Miguéns. Crown Books for Young Readers, 2022. 9780593372463 Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review): 4 Format: … Continue reading

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Look What I Found at the Beach by Moira Butterfield,  illustrated by Jesús Verona

Look What I Found at the Beach by Moira Butterfield,  illustrated by Jesús Verona. Nosy Crow, c2021, 2022. 9781536223972 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 3.5 Format: Hardcover picture book What did you like about the … Continue reading

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Little Houses by Kevin Henkes,  illustrated by Laura Dronzek

Little Houses by Kevin Henkes,  illustrated by Laura Dronzek. Greenwillow Books, HarperCollins, 2022. 9780062965721 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Format: Hardcover picture book What did you like about the book?  In this dreamy and … Continue reading

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Old Wood Boat by Nikki McClure.

Old Wood Boat by Nikki McClure. Candlewick Press, 2022. 9781536216585  Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Format: Hardcover picture book What did you like about the book? Old Wood Boat has been abandoned and waiting in the … Continue reading

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What a Shell Can Tell: Where They Live, What They Eat, How They Move, and More by Helen Scales, illustrated by Sonia Pulido

What a Shell Can Tell: Where They Live, What They Eat, How They Move, and More by Helen Scales, illustrated by Sonia Pulido. Phaidon Press, 2022. 9781838664312 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Format: Hardcover … Continue reading

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Oceanarium (Welcome to the Museum) by Loveday Trinick, illustrated by Teagan White

Oceanarium (Welcome to the Museum) by Loveday Trinick, illustrated by Teagan White. Big Picture Press, 2022. 9781536223811 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Format: Hardcover, oversize What did you like about the book? Written (or “curated”) … Continue reading

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