Saturday, March 12, 2016

Turnbull, Victoria. The Sea Tiger.

Turnbull, Victoria.  The Sea Tiger.  Candlewick Press 2015  np  $16.99  ISBN 978-0-7636-7986-6  pre K-elem  Fantasy     E     

Victoria Turnbull has written and illustrated a story about friendship and growing up that will resonate with readers, who will hear echoes of Shel Silverstein’s The Giving Tree between the lines, and enjoy the dreamlike water-colored illustrations that depict a lasting friendship between a merchild and his favorite pet.  Sweetly evocative, pensive, and nostalgic, Turnbull’s picture book will hold great appeal for a wide-ranging audience.   

Summary: This picture book depicts the friendship between a merchild and his pet.

Picture books, Mermaids                               --Hilary Welliver

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