IF Book Bliss :: Flotsam

Book Bliss << Illustration Friday

Post by Penelope

As the mother of a kiddo who’s in love with picture books (what kid isn’t?), I thought I’d start sharing some of our favorites here on the ol’ IF Blog in a new “Book Bliss” series. These are books that are wonderfully illustrated with great stories. Fun indeed! I hope you’ll enjoy!

Book Bliss: Flotsam by David Wiesner << Illustration Friday

The first one I’d like to rave about is called Flotsam by David Wisner. Have you seen this book? It’s amazing.

Here’s the description from Amazon:
“A bright, science-minded boy goes to the beach equipped to collect and examine flotsam–anything floating that has been washed ashore. Bottles, lost toys, small objects of every description are among his usual finds. But there’s no way he could have prepared for one particular discovery: a barnacle-encrusted underwater camera, with its own secrets to share . . . and to keep.”

Book Bliss: Flotsam by David Wiesner << Illustration Friday

Book Bliss: Flotsam by David Wiesner << Illustration Friday

David Wiesner’s detailed illustrations surely spark the imagination with images of puffer fish hot air balloons soaring through the sky, starfish islands tottering around tiny whales and sea shell homes perched on turtle shells. One of my favorite images is of a family of octopuses in their underwater living room. It’s just great — so detailed and funny.

Book Bliss: Flotsam by David Wiesner << Illustration Friday

David Wiesner is one of the best-loved and most highly acclaimed picture book creators in the world. His books have been translated into more than a dozen languages and have won numerous awards in the United States and abroad. Flotsam won a Caldecott Medal in 2007. David also shares his process on his website!

Check out Flotsam for yourself… It’s definitely one to own even if you don’t have kids. You’ll love it!

Posted by Thomas James on 03/20/13 under books,children's illustrators,IF Kids
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