Water Dance

Water Dance

by Thomas Locker

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Overview

Water Dance by Thomas Locker

Whooshing. Surging. Roaring. Trickling. Calming.
Water.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780152163969
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Publication date: 07/28/2010
Edition description: First Edition
Pages: 32
Sales rank: 96,323
Product dimensions: 11.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.10(d)
Lexile: 310L (what's this?)
Age Range: 4 - 7 Years

About the Author

THOMAS LOCKER has written and illustrated many award-winning books for children, including the companion titles Water Dance and Mountain Dance. He lives in Stuyvesant, New York.

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From the Publisher

"A happy marriage of art and science."—School Library Journal
"Locker's paintings and text are poetic."—Kirkus Reviews
"Lushly romantic oil paintings . . . [and] poetic text, offer viewers a sensuous introduction to the water cycle."—The Bulletin

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Water Dance 4.4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 10 reviews.
farbooann on LibraryThing 9 hours ago
I really love Locker's work, and this is a great example of his combination picture book/nonfiction work for children. The illustrations are magnificent.
pamelasmith on LibraryThing 9 hours ago
Grades K-6; In a classroom you could use this book for art or poem making.
Iamlilu More than 1 year ago
Rating 5 This is a very rhythmic and lyrical book that will please readers of all ages, especially the little ones. It the story full of art, poetry, nature and science all combined into a dance about our water cycle. The oil painting illustrations are luscious to the eye and the story itself is poetically pleasant to the ear. This is truly a water dance. It is told in the first person...water, beginning with rain and ending with a rainbow. “I am one thing. I am many things. I am water. This is my dance through the world”
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PetuniaMe More than 1 year ago
I purchased this book for my Grandson, but found that it's a favorite for the adults as well. The illustrations are amazing --- it's a book you want to pull out and read and look at over and over again!
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Guest More than 1 year ago
A nice peice of writing!!! I loved it!!!!!!!!!!!!! -Hannah, Sarah Wei
Guest More than 1 year ago
This book is just great to use as an example of 'word choice' in literature. It may also be used for the trait of 'ideas'.
Guest More than 1 year ago
Great book for teaching the water cycle. It goes through all the different forms of water we have on the earth and gives an explanation about each one in the index. You also read it in poetry form.