All the Water in the World

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Atheneum/Richard Jackson Books, Mar 22, 2011 - Juvenile Fiction - 40 pages
32 Reviews
            sea ...

from each of these
comes water.

But where does
Water go?

To find out, honey,
turn the page,
dive in 
    with tongue 
          or toes, 
with eyes and ears and nose—
and wonder
at the flow
of this great world’s
life story.

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The pictures are colorful, detailed, and interesting. - Goodreads
It didn't have a good flow to the layout of the story. - Goodreads
The digital illustrations are eye-catching. - Goodreads

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User Review  - Will Thomas - Goodreads

I thought that "all the water in the world" was a over all well written book. In this book George Ella Lyon is trying to make the point of how important water, and water conservation are to the world ... Read full review

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User Review  - Amber Bush - Goodreads

Lyon, G. (2011). All the Water in the World . Atheneum Books for Youn Readers. Picture Book Soak This book is an extended poem on all the uses of water. With bright and unique positioning of words and ... Read full review

About the author (2011)

George Ella Lyon grew up just down the road from Blanton Forest, the largest old growth forest in Kentucky, and has always felt most at home in the woods. Some of her recent titles include the ALA Notable All the Water in the World, the Schneider Family Book Award–winner The Pirate of Kindergarten, the Jane Addams Peace Award Honor Book You and Me and Home Sweet Home, and Planes Fly! A novelist and poet, she lives with her family in Lexington, Kentucky. You can find out more online at

Katherine Tillotson is the illustrator of several children’s books. For the story of It’s Picture Day Today, she cut paper that she created herself by drawing patterns on paper with paste, a centuries-old technique that crafters may be familiar with. Ms. Tillotson lives in San Francisco with her husband. Visit her at

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