Friday, August 6, 2010
Book Review - Flotsam by David Wiesner
Author: David Wiesner
Genre: Children’s (Caldecott Medal Winner 2007, British Fantasy Award 2006)
Challenges: PB & J Challenge, 101 Books in 1001 Days Challenge, Read and Review Challenge 2010, Young Readers Reading Challenge 2010, 2010 Support Your Local Library Reading Challenge, 100 + Reading Challenge, Pages Read 2010, A to Z challenge, What An Animal III Challenge, 1001 Childrens book Before I Grow Up
No. of Pages: 32
Inside Front Cover: Flotsam: Something that floats.
If it floats in the ocean, it may wash up on the beach,
Where someone may find it and be astonished, and share the discovery with someone else --
Mine: What a wonderful book – a true picture book that is wonderfully illustrated. The books states the pictures were executed as watercolors.
Haven’t you always wondered about setting off a message in a bottle? well this is a camera and the wonderful stories it can tell. The blue hermit crab is the start and it ends with the waves hitting another beach.