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My father's arms are a boat

Author: Stein Erik Lunde; Oyvind Torseter; Kari Dickson
Publisher: New York : Enchanted Lion Books, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Primary school : English : 1st American edView all editions and formats
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Unable to sleep, a young boy climbs into his father's arms and asks about birds, foxes, and whether his mother will ever awaken, then under a starry sky, the father provides clear answers and assurances.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Primary school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stein Erik Lunde; Oyvind Torseter; Kari Dickson
ISBN: 9781592701247 1592701248
OCLC Number: 783151496
Awards: Mildred L. Batchelder Honor, 2014.
Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 25 cm
Other Titles: Eg kan ikkje sove no.
Responsibility: Stein Erik Lunde ; [illustrated by] Oyvind Torseter ; translated from the Norwegian by Kari Dickson.

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In this quiet, sad, but ultimately incandescent picture book, we meet a gentle, steady father who calms his anxious son.  Read more...

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2014 Mildred L. Batchelder Honor Book Brain Pickings' Best Children's, Illustrated, and Picture Books of 2013 "A young boy, grieving and unable to sleep, climbs into his father's steady arms to find Read more...

 
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