Until I Saw the Sea by Alison Shaw
A Collection of Seashore Poems

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The sights, sounds, and excitement of the sea are celebrated here in a variety of poems and vibrant photographs from award-winning photographer Alison Shaw. The collection encapsulates all the activities of seagoing from making sand castles on the shore to fishing in the mellow evening.
 

About Alison Shaw

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Alison Shaw's photography has appeared in numerous publications, including The New York Times, Time, and Smithsonian. Ms. Shaw divides her time between Martha's Vineyard and Boston, Massachusetts.
 
Published April 15, 1998 by Henry Holt and Co. (BYR). 32 pages
Genres: Children's Books, Literature & Fiction, Nature & Wildlife. Fiction

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The selections are nicely arranged, beginning with poems of arrival (Joanna Cole's ``Driving to the Beach'') and discovery (the title poem by Lilian Moore) and moving imperceptibly into more somber works that hint at the ocean's implacable power as well as its romance (Russell Hoban's ``Old Man O...

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Crisp, bright photographs evoke a New England seashore peopled with exuberant children alongside this cheery collection of beach poems. Ages 4-8. (Apr.)

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Crisp, bright photographs evoke a New England seashore peopled with exuberant children alongside this cheery collection of beach poems.

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