Billy The Oysterman

Overview

Ken Kreisler has written this book to help children understand the importance of enjoying a life on the water. Whether that is a few days a year with the family or a life working the water and reaping the bounty this life has to offer.

This book takes the child through the story as a young boy learns from his family and the watermen in his life. It shows the importance of our valuable ecosystem and what everyone can do to be certain it survives...

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Overview

Ken Kreisler has written this book to help children understand the importance of enjoying a life on the water. Whether that is a few days a year with the family or a life working the water and reaping the bounty this life has to offer.

This book takes the child through the story as a young boy learns from his family and the watermen in his life. It shows the importance of our valuable ecosystem and what everyone can do to be certain it survives for our children.

Simply put; This story relates the life of the watermen in a way no other book can. It is truly a tribute to these fine, hardworking families. Illustrated.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781892216120
  • Publisher: NetPV
  • Publication date: 1/1/1999
  • Edition description: Spiral
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 52
  • Age range: 5 - 7 Years
  • Product dimensions: 8.50 (w) x 5.50 (h) x 0.12 (d)

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Billy loved the island life and during the long months of winter in school, dreamed of the coming spring and the warm days of summer.

He knew all about the tides and currents.

About the changes the wind could bring and how to read the clouds for weather.

And how important the spartina grass was to the marshes.

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