Pod of Orcas by Sheryl McFarlane
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Pod of Orcas
By Sheryl McFarlane

A Pod of Orcas

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Illustrated by Kirsti Anne Wakelin See other recent books by Kirsti Anne Wakelin
Format: Paperback / softback

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Pod of Orcas by Sheryl McFarlane

Book Description

"A beautiful new counting book by an award-winning author!There is so much to count at the seashore - one lighthouse, two freighters, three eagles - and on and on, until you get to ten. Then a pod of orcas explodes out of the sea - so many, you can't begin to add them up. But wait. At the end of the day, you can count from ten all the way down again, as ten sailboats, nine fishboats, eight beach umbrellas - and on and on - gradually settle for the evening or pack up and drift away.A gentle and poetic counting book by the award-winning author of "Waiting for the Whales" and "Jessie's Island," Sheryl McFarlane's "A Pod of Orcas" is just the right bedtime read for eager little counters. Artist Kirsti Wakelin makes her picture book debut with exquisite watercolor paintings that glow with dreamy light and warmth.Parents and educators will appreciate the simple, yet effective design. Each number appears spelled out and in numerical form. And small pictorial "clues" will lead pre-readers to every counting subject.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781550417227
ISBN-10: 1550417223
Format: Paperback / softback
(231mm x 254mm x 3mm)
Pages: 28
Imprint: Fitzhenry & Whiteside
Publisher: Fitzhenry & Whiteside
Publish Date: 30-Jun-2006
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Sheryl McFarlane

Sheryl McFarlane has lived on the West Coast of Canada since 1974. She is the award-winning author of many books for children. She is the former chair of the Victoria Children's Literature Roundtable as well as a past editor of their quarterly newsletter. Sheryl enjoys visiting schools across the country and frequently speaks on topics related to children's literature. A former teacher, she has produced two Children's Book Festivals in Victoria, BC where she now lives with her three daughters.Kirsti Anne Wakelin was born in Maple Ridge, British Columbia. She studied Graphic Design and Illustration at Capilano College and Painting and Decoration for Motion Picture Set painting at BCIT. Before becoming a freelance designer, illustrator and fine artist, she worked in the Internet industry as an interface designer, print designer and illustrator. Kirsti now lives in Vancouver with a view of the ocean.

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