Off to See the Sea (Hardcover)

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Off to See the Sea (Hardcover)

By Nikki Grimes, Elizabeth Zunon (Illustrator)


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When bookshelves are saturated with stories about bedtime, a picture book about bath time is a treasure. Grimes’ text encompasses satisfying sounds and the sweet pleading dialogue of a parent at bath time. Zunon’s pencil and collage illustrations are vibrant, simultaneously tangible and surreal. Sail into this tender, magical, sea-worthy adventure.

— Kara, Wild Rumpus

From Children's Literature Legacy Award-winning author Nikki Grimes and acclaimed illustrator Elizabeth Zunon comes an adventurous bath time story.

Night has fallen and Mom and Dad need to get their little one in the tub. To make it more fun, Mom brings a magical adventure out at sea to life, where the faucet is a waterfall, a rubber ducky is a sea creature, and the splashing water is a raging sea In their ocean journey, Mom and Dad manage to get their little one clean just in time to dock for bedtime.

Children will delight... This ebullient account of a common childhood experience bursts with love and universal appeal.--Booklist, STARRED review

Product Details ISBN: 9781492638292
ISBN-10: 1492638293
Publisher: Sourcebooks Jabberwocky
Publication Date: January 12th, 2021
Pages: 32
Language: English