by G. Brian Karas


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Lapping at the sandy shores, stretching from the North Pole to the South Pole and from North America to Africa, the Atlantic Ocean is constantly changing shape and size and is always traveling. It has fascinated people for ages and still does today.  Scientists study the Atlantic, fishermen search for its schools of fish, artists paint it, and poets write about it.  Here, the power and grace of the Atlantic Ocean are beautifully captured in Brian Karas's sparkling text and paintings.

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780142400272
Publisher: Penguin Young Readers Group
Publication date: 03/30/2004
Series: Rise and Shine
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 32
Sales rank: 506,170
Product dimensions: 10.25(w) x 11.44(h) x 0.12(d)
Lexile: NP (what's this?)
Age Range: 4 - 8 Years

About the Author

G. Brian Karas was born in Milford, Connecticut. After graduating from Paier School of Art with highest honors, he worked as a greeting card artist at Hallmark Cards in Kansas City, Missouri. After three years he moved to New York and began freelancing as a commercial illustrator. His first illustrated book was published in 1983 (Home on the Bayou, which won the Boston GlobeHorn Book Honor), and he has since illustrated more than 50 books for children. His first book as an author-illustrator received a Boston GlobeHorn Book Honor in 1997.

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"An excellent beginning to an elementary-school unit on oceans. A lovely departure for the artist whose work usually makes readers laugh out loud." -Kirkus Reviews

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