Fishing for a Dream: Ocean Lullabies and Night Verses

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Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 1999 - Juvenile Fiction - 29 pages
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Images of sleep and images of the ocean meet in this enchanting picture book. Dreamy oil paintings accompany a selection of lullabies and poems that sing of the sea, boats, water, fishing, and sea creatures. Included are traditional rhymes from many countries, classics by Stevenson, Tennyson, Field, and Kipling, and selections by recent and contemporary poets, certain to give a young sailor a soothing sendoff at bedtime.

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FISHING FOR A DREAM: Ocean Lullabies and Night Verses

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Kiesler's dreamy acrylic paintings accompany a collection of lullabies with sea-faring themes. From the traditional to the contemporary, the works of Robert Louis Stevenson, Alfred Lord Tennyson, Eve ... Read full review

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PreS-Gr 2-This enchanting collection includes traditional lullabies such as "Dance to Your Daddy" and classic poems such as Robert Louis Stevenson's "My Bed Is a Boat," as well as more recent playful ... Read full review


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About the author (1999)

Born in New Hampshire and raised in Vermont, Kate Kiesler began painting at an early age. She graduated from the Rhode Island School of Design and now paints and illustrates full-time. Kate paints with oils, and her rich style has been highly praised. Kate Kiesler has illustrated numerous picture books, including The Great Frog Race and Other Poems . She lives in Frisco, Colorado.

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