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If you want to see a whale

Author: Julie Fogliano; Erin E Stead
Publisher: New York : Roaring Brook Press, 2013. ©2013
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Preschool : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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Advises the reader about what to do, and not do, in order to successfully spot a whale, such as wrapping up in a not-too-cozy blanket, ignoring the roses, and especially, being patient.
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Genre/Form: Picture books
Fiction
Juvenile works
Children's picture books
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Preschool
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Julie Fogliano; Erin E Stead
ISBN: 9781596437319 1596437316 9781626723047 1626723044
OCLC Number: 793497130
Notes: "A Neal Porter Book."
Awards: Commended for Capitol Choices: Noteworthy Books for Children and Teens (Up to Seven) 2014
Commended for Cybils (Fiction Picture Book) 2013
Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 24 cm
Responsibility: words by Julie Fogliano ; pictures by Erin E. Stead.

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In this quiet and beautiful picture book by the team that created the "Boston Globe-Horn Book" Honor book "And Then It's Spring, " a boy learns exactly what it takes to catch a glimpse of an elusive  Read more...

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-To find a picture book that attempts to explore the patient, persistent and solitary pursuit at the heart of creativity is unusual; to find one that succeeds in making such an abstract process Read more...

 
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Seeing the Whale (and other things)

by AnchorageSchools (WorldCat user published 2013-11-14) Very Good Permalink

Deceptively simple text and drawings show a boy who is NOT distracted by roses, pirates, or seagulls...he is waiting patiently for a whale. Charming, but not a necessity.

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