Boats on the Bay: A Picture Book (Hardcover)

Boats on the Bay: A Picture Book By Jeanne Walker Harvey, Grady McFerrin (Illustrator) Cover Image
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Description


Award-winning author Jeanne Walker Harvey and illustrator Grady McFerrin’s Boats on the Bay is a large-format picture book about a bunch of boats found on a busy bay, buoyed by simple, spare, and lyrical text.
 
A KidLitTV-recommended book!
 
Inspired by the San Francisco Bay but with universal appeal, the book features a spectacular double-spread gatefold finale showing a boat parade and fireworks glowing against a city backdrop.
 
“This mini intro to our safe harbor is perfect run-up or follow-up for a leisurely stroll along the Embarcadero, bracing bike ride across the Golden Gate Bridge, or ferry tour around Alcatraz. Take-home message: Take notice.” —San Francisco Chronicle
 
“A celebration of place and a catalogue of the kinds of vessels dear to the hearts of boat enthusiasts young and old.” —Publishers Weekly

About the Author


Jeanne Walker Harvey is the author of several picture books, including Boats on the Bay, as well as the well-received picture book biographies Ablaze with Color: A Story of Painter Alma Thomas and Maya Lin: Artist-Architect of Light and Lines. She lives in Sonoma, California.

Praise For…


"A well-designed book with a simple, approachable text."
— Kirkus Reviews

"Simple, serene text coupled with stunning, sweeping illustrations."
— Avery & Augustine

"This is McFerrin’s debut picture book. . . .He manages to capture textures you want to reach out and touch."

"Harvey’s short, simple sentences, many with internal rhymes . . . make this a good fit for emerging readers."
— Julie Danielson, Kirkus Reviews

"A celebration of place and a catalogue of the kinds of vessels dear to the hearts of boat enthusiasts young and old."
— Publishers Weekly

"This mini intro to our safe harbor is perfect run-up or follow-up for a leisurely stroll along the Embarcadero, bracing bike ride across the Golden Gate Bridge, or ferry tour around Alcatraz. Take-home message: Take notice."
— San Fransisco Chronicle


Product Details
ISBN: 9781944903336
ISBN-10: 194490333X
Publisher: Abrams Books for Young Readers
Publication Date: September 18th, 2018
Pages: 40
Language: English