This joyful and soothing book about ocean sounds for kids 3-7 will transport readers to the seaside.
When a child visits the ocean with his little brother, he whispers to him, “The ocean has lots to say, if you listen.” Together, they hear wondrous things, like the rumble of pebbles tumbling and filling the beach with shiny gems, the bark of a seal playing peekaboo, and the whooshing of a shell murmuring messages.
The second book in the Sounds of Nature Series for young children, I Hear You, Ocean is an excellent resource for outdoor education and social-emotional learning, helping to teach:
Kallie George is an author and picture book editor who has written numerous acclaimed books for children. She grew up on the Sunshine Coast in BC, where she spent her days roaming the forests and listening to all the sounds within. Now, she and her husband have made a home in the woods so that her son can do the same.
Carmen Mok has received several illustration awards, including the SCBWI Canada East People’s Choice Portfolio Award for Illustration and the Storyteller Award. Mok is the illustrator of I Hear You, Forest, Grandmother’s Visit, Violet Shrink, and A Stopwatch from Grampa. She lives in St. Catharines, Ontario.
"Washes of muted jewel tones and soft pencil lines invite readers to enjoy oceanside delights. — A solid seaside escapade that will sit nicely alongside other books on the five senses.?
Praise for I Hear You, Forest by Kallie George and Carmen Mok
?Through each lush and atmospheric page turn, we meet new animals and feel the empathy the child experiences for the beauty and marvel that surrounds her? I encourage parents to read this book to their children and then take them on a stroll through their local park or forest.?
?Good Reads with Ronna
"Readers will feel transported into another world"
?A lovely new picture book reminding readers that any sojourn into nature is enriching, but will be much more so when we activate all of our senses and awareness.?
?Unpacking the Power of Picture Books