Along the River

Along the River

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Boats of all shapes and sizes travel on the river, through the seasons, toward the sea. Who will you meet on the river?

This vibrant picture book from Brazil depicts the joy of the journey, showing in simple yet detailed illustrations the people you might meet along the way, the sights you might see and the food you might eat. Readers will delight in identifying recurring details when rereading. Reminiscent of the highly acclaimed Jimmy the Greatest!, which received six starred reviews, Along the River is a celebration of community bonds and shared experiences.

With strong social studies curriculum connections, Along the River introduces young children to an alternate form of transportation, as well as to some of the customs and culture of Brazil.
Publisher: Toronto : Groundwood Books/House of Anansi Press, 2017.
Copyright Date: ©2017
ISBN: 9781554989775
Characteristics: 1 volume (unpaged) : colour illustrations ; 18 x 29 cm
Additional Contributors: Springer, Jane - Translator


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Dec 26, 2017

I LOVE THIS BOOK! The colours, the art- love that the water is yellow and dominates the palette! And the story is delightful, and I really enjoyed the names of all the boats and the individual lives displayed floating by "along the river".

ArapahoeMollie Jul 06, 2017

I love the quiet, easy pace of this brightly-colored book. The message can resonate with any age: find your own way and be true to yourself.

VaughanPLKasey May 30, 2017

Gentle, beautiful prose and vibrant, eye-catching illustrations - this book is a treasure!

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