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This is a story about home.

Buoy lives in the middle of the sea, far from land and people. Some might think that Buoy would be lonely, but for him, the sea is home. Inspiring and poetic, Buoy's tales convey the joys, the challenges, and the wonders of life. Full of drama and humor as well as reflection, ...
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Buoy - Home at Sea

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Overview

This is a story about home.

Buoy lives in the middle of the sea, far from land and people. Some might think that Buoy would be lonely, but for him, the sea is home. Inspiring and poetic, Buoy's tales convey the joys, the challenges, and the wonders of life. Full of drama and humor as well as reflection, and concluding on a wave of celebration,

This award-winning book has filled readers of all ages with wonder and enlightenment for years.

Balan spins a simple story of an ocean life, embedding his quiet philosophy of the interconnectedness of all things, the importance of friendship, the fragile ecology of our planet, and the deep mysticism of being — messages that have inspired some to compare this small book to The Little Prince and Jonathan Livingston Seagull.
---Amazon.com

These stories have captured the ocean so it takes your breath away…
---New York Times Book Review

The dialog is as simple and insightful as A.A. Milne’s.
---Family Fun Magazine
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Editorial Reviews

Amazon.com Review - Karin Snelson
Balan spins a simple story of an ocean life, embedding his quiet philosophy of the interconnectedness of all things, the importance of friendship, the fragile ecology of our planet, and the deep mysticism of being — messages that have inspired some to compare this small book to The Little Prince and Jonathan Livingston Seagull.
New York Times Book Review - Penelope Green
These stories have captured the ocean
so it takes your breath away…
CBS This Morning - Valerie Lewis
This is a wonderful story!
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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940016685717
  • Publisher: Hungarian Ducks, Ltd.
  • Publication date: 7/1/2013
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 70
  • File size: 9 MB

Meet the Author

Bruce Balan is an author, journalist, sailor. He lives on a boat and his home is at sea.
Raúl Colón is a renown artist whose artwork has been seen on New Yorker covers, MTA subway posters, and many award-winning children's books.
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