Down to the Sea in Ships

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Putnam's, 2005 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 32 pages
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With wonder and humor, Sturges and Laroche celebrate the beauty of theamazing vessels that have sailed through time, down to the sea, including a canoe, Viking drakar, whaling boat, steamboats, schooners, cruise ship, sailboats and more.

Written like sea chanties perfect for reading aloud with breathtaking, intricately-cut paper illustrations, these pieces capture all the adventure of sea travel.

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User Review  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

Paying tribute to boats and ships—and all who have taken them out onto wide blue waters—Sturges pairs a series of lyric verses to Laroche's carefully detailed, painted-paper collages. From a frail ... Read full review

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User Review  - meallen1 - LibraryThing

This book is informational because it is a book of peoms about ships that have been used throughout time. The art in this book is made from pastels and computer-drawn images. The content includes ... Read full review

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About the author (2005)

Philemon Sturges, an architect, is the author of Sacred Places, illustrated by Giles Laroche. He lives in Princeton, Massachusetts.

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