Hattie and the wild waves: a story from Brooklyn

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Scholastic, 1992 - Art - 38 pages
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A young girl from Brooklyn, New York enjoys her summer at the beach where she can paint and listen to the wild waves.

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Review: Hattie and the Wild Waves: A Story From Brooklyn

User Review  - Jenny - Goodreads

I like this book because it was an experience of a different world in the past. This book was almost too detailed to be real, but I loved it because it gave excellent wording for imagining. "Hattie ... Read full review

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User Review  - dms02 - LibraryThing

I did not enjoy this book nearly as much as Miss Rumphius. The illustrations were beautiful though. Worth a look. Read full review

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Elinor Lander Horwitz is the author of a number of books for young and adult readers including "How To Wreck a Building, Sometimes It Happens" and "Contemporary American Folk Artists,"

Barbara Cooney (1917-2000) is the author and illustrator of many books for young readers including "Miss Rumphius, Eleanor, Island Boy," and "Hattie and the Wild Waves," She is one of the few illustrators to have received the Caldecott Award twice, for "Chanticleer and the Fox" in 1959 and for "Ox-Cart Man" in 1980.

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