故事作者： Ona Gritz-Gilbert
儿童出版公司：HarperCollins Publishers, Summer
一本画书为年龄7-10儿童读者的章节儿童图书。水彩画封面，内页共有19 个黑白色插图。全书共88 页。
妈妈的女孩! 妈妈的女孩! 那是什么孩子在学校称艾米。但这夏天艾米的去访问她的姑婆雌鸟在海滩当妈妈的去在商业。艾米认为这是完善的机会证明, 她不是mama 的女孩。但艾米的高希望学会怎么乘坐自行车和使新建朋友秋天平当水晶, 唯一另一女孩艾米的年龄, 似乎烦恶Amy。Crystal 认为艾米的妈妈的女孩, 也是? 艾米的失望起初, 但她很快浸泡这个古怪的海边社区温暖。
[Children's Literature] Young Amy is having trouble adjusting to a summer away from her mother. She is visiting her Great Aunt Jenny at the beach. Besides missing her mother, Amy is disappointed when her efforts at making friends with a neighbor girl are rebuffed. Luckily the other, mostly elderly, neighbors are kind and one of them, blind Mr. Fine, is especially understanding and supportive. This low-key, realistic story would be a good choice for beginning chapter book readers. 读更多 >
Through illustrating the Starfish Summer children's book, I learned much about starfish. How the starfish grow and live.
[Something about Starfish] Starfish are usually sluggish, have five or six arms and get pretty stiff when you try to pick them up. The Sunflower Star (Pycnopodia helianthoides) breaks all of these stereotypes. It typically has around 20 arms, moves, practically flows, quite gracefully across the surface, and is soft to the touch. 读更多关于海星 >