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We're Sailing To Galapagos (Travel the World)-Laurie Krebs, Grazia Restelli

  • Title: We're Sailing To Galapagos (Travel the World)
  • Author: Laurie Krebs, Grazia Restelli
  • Released: 2005-02-28
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  • Pages: 32
  • ISBN: 1841489026
  • ISBN13: 978-1841489025
  • ASIN: 1841489026

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From School Library Journal PreSchool-Grade 3–A colorfully garbed couple take readers on a jaunty journey to the Galapagos Islands. For each day of the week, the rhymed text introduces one of the islands' unique animals. The repetition of the chorus "We're sailing to Galapagos. I wonder who we'll see" encourages audience participation. The bright collages create striking vistas that will also enhance group sharing. The youngest listeners will enjoy the visit to giant tortoises, black iguanas, and blue-footed boobies before they sail home. Older readers can learn more about the animals and Charles Darwin's famous exploration by perusing the informative entries following the rhyming section. Krebs offers an excellent introduction to a unique set of islands and some of its rare inhabitants. For a complementary choice that considers a single species, consider Francine Jacobs's Lonesome George, the Giant Tortoise (Walker, 2003).–Kathy Piehl, Minnesota State University, Mankato
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About the Author Laurie Krebs is a seasoned traveller and former teacher from Connecticut, USA. A mother of four grown children, she seeks to expose young people to a variety of different cultures and environments through her writing. Laurie's previous title with Barefoot books was the very successful We All Went on Safari, which was selected as one of Scholastic's "Best Books" for 2003, and was a Practical Pre-School Gold Award Winner (2003). Grazia Restelli was born in the province of Milan, and studied at the Academy of Fine Art in Brera. She graduated in sceneography, and in 1992 took a course in illustration at the Academy of Communication Studies in Milan. Her works have been shown in exhibitions all over Italy, and she has illustrated several books for Italian publishers. We're Sailing to Galapagos is her first title for Barefoot Books. --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title. pdf
 
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