Seabird

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Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 1948 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 58 pages
25 Reviews
The history of America at sea is presented through the travels of Seabird, a carved ivory gull. "The subject takes the reader over the globe and provides room for imagination to aid history in vitalizing the period. The beauty of the illustrations gives the book distinction." -- Horn Book
  

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Excellent childrens book with vivid illustrations. - Goodreads
The pictures are detailed and accurate and fantastic. - Goodreads
Amazing, and well thought out illustrations. - Goodreads
Georgeous illustrations. - Goodreads
The illustrations are incredibly beautiful! - Christianbook.com

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User Review  - Courtney - Goodreads

I liked the part where Ezra saw seabird on the ship. The last part where it says Ezra, Nate, James & Ken & the years they where born.The pictures have good art work Read full review

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User Review  - Jill - Goodreads

Without a doubt the best thing about this book was the intricate diagrams and illustrations. Before reading this book, the ins and outs of whaling during the 19th century were completely unknown to me ... Read full review

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Contents

THE IVORY GULL
8
THE VISION IN THE SNOW
10
SMART TRADERS
12
THE IVORY BIRD SOARS
14
SEABIRD LEARNS ABOUT WHALES
16
A NANTUCKET SLEIGHRIDE
18
A GALLOPIN FISHPOLE
20
FIN OUT
22
HOW TO STOP A FULLRIGGED SHIP
36
SHIFTING SHADOWS
38
LINES WINDS AND WAVES
40
GOOD LUCK AND BAD
42
THE SEA IS AN ENEMY
44
THE SEA IS A FRIEND
46
MAGIC CAN BE SPUN FROM SIMPLE THINGS
48
THE AGE OF SAIL DIES SLOWLY
50

CUTTING IN
24
CLEANING SHIP
26
IN THE CAPTAINS CABIN
28
ISLANDS IN THE SEA
30
THE CHANGING YEARS
32
TIMBER STICKS AND STRING
34
SOME PEOPLE GROW TO BE MACHINES
52
A MATTER OF BRIDGES
54
OLD BIRDS FIND NEW WINGS
56
THREE PARTNERS INSPECT A NEW SHIP
58
A SAILING OF SHIPS
60
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Seabird - Holling C. Holling - ISBN 9780395266816
A bird's eye view of two centuries of American seafaring
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Bessie's Simple Days: Seabird
I read Seabird aloud to the children this week and we all thoroughly enjoyed it. I'm amazed at what can be learned by just looking at the illustrations! ...
bessiesimpledays.blogspot.com/ 2007/ 08/ seabird.html

ebscohost Connection: Seabird.
Education: The article reviews the book "Seabird," written and illustrated by Holling Clancy.
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Lawrence Public Library /Juvenile
(Search History), KEYWORD: t:(seabird) in Children's Room, KEYWORD: t:(spilled ... Title, Seabird / written and illustrated by Holling Clancy Holling. ...
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easternhemisphere
Instead of just reading Seabird, we used the Beautiful Feet study of Seabird and ... I had saved Seabird to use now. We also used the Trail Guide to World ...
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[에버북스] Seabird | - Holling C. Holling
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Luann Udell / Durable Goods
SEABIRD. I posted yesterday about letting go of wholesale markets for awhile. ... http://www.amazon.com/Seabird-Holling-C/dp/0395266815/. Spooky enough. ...
www.luannudell.com/ blog/ 2007/ 05/ 16.html

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SEABIRD - Holling C. Holling. ... Índice: Home / H / Holling C. Holling / Seabird /. Seabird - Holling C. Holling (0395182301) ...
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Beautiful Feet Geography Curriculum | Lamp Post Homeschool Store
Minn of the Mississippi; Paddle to the Sea; Seabird; Tree in the Trail. hb-bundle ... Seabird. By Holling C. Holling. 9780395266816. List $11.95 ...
www.lamppostpublishing.com/ geography_beautiful_feet.htm

Seabird por Holling C. Holling | librarything
Tudo sobre Seabird por Holling C. Holling. librarything é um sistema de catálogo e um site de rede social para amantes de livros.
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About the author (1948)

Born in Jackson County, Michigan, in 1900, Holling Clancy Holling graduated from the Art Institute of Chicago in 1923. He then worked in a taxidermy department of the Field Museum of Natural History in Chicago and spent time working in anthropology under Dr. Ralph Linton. During this period, he married Lucille Webster and within a year of their marriage accepted a position as art instructor on the first University World Cruise, sponsored by New York University. For many years, Holling C. Holling dedicated much of his time and interest to making books for children. Much of the material he used was known to him first hand, and his wife, Lucille, worked with him on many of the illustrations.

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