Boats on the Bay (Board book)
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Originally published as a picture book, this board book edition features boats found on a busy bay, buoyed by simple, spare, and lyrical text.
About the Author
Jeanne Walker Harvey is the award-winning author of several picture books, including Ablaze with Color: A Story of Painter Alma Thomas, Maya Lin, Artist-Architect of Light and Lines; My Hands Sing the Blues, and Romare Bearden’s Childhood Journey. Grady McFerrin is an illustrator, designer, and hand-letterer who lives in Los Angeles with his family. His work has been featured in magazines, children’s books, gift/novelty titles, advertisements and music posters, and recognized by the AIGA, Communication Arts, the Society of Illustrators, Print Magazine, and American Illustration.
"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