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All the World

Scanlon, Elizabeth Garton (Book - 2009 )
Average Rating: 4 stars out of 5.
All the World
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Follow a circle of family and friends through the course of a day from morning till night as they discover the importance of all things great and small in our world, from the tiniest shell on the beach, to warm family connections, to the widest sunset sky.
Authors: Scanlon, Elizabeth Garton
Title: All the world
Publisher: New York : Beach Lane Books, 2009
Edition: 1st ed
Characteristics: 1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill. ; 29 cm
Summary: Follow a circle of family and friends through the course of a day from morning till night as they discover the importance of all things great and small in our world, from the tiniest shell on the beach, to warm family connections, to the widest sunset sky.
Additional Contributors: Frazee, Marla
ISBN: 1416985808
Branch Call Number: FICTION Sca
Statement of Responsibility: written by Liz Garton Scanlon and illustrated by Marla Frazee
Subject Headings: Nature Fiction American poetry Children's poetry, American
Topical Term: Nature
American poetry
Children's poetry, American
LCCN: 2008051057
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May 22, 2013
  • Baseball_fan rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

I like the drawings in this book.

Apr 26, 2013
  • milajenken rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

A beautiful book that made me very nostalgic for family vacations! Visually stunning, and the sparse language lets kids fill in the rest with their imagination. It keeps my 2 year old's attention because of the pictures, and I usually adlib a few descriptions as well. Great for summer time or before bed reading (as it is a little 'slow').

Aug 29, 2012
  • forbesrachel rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

This book has a neat idea; it lists many parts of the world and nicely draws each section into a whole. The conclusion is the same, for it shows that all the previous parts are part of something larger. It is a good book to teach kids how important the little things are in making our world what it is.

Aug 08, 2012
  • rose_cordonnier rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

As a parent, I loved this book, thought it was beautiful. However, my 3 year old daughter didn't go for it and never wanted to read it.

Jun 28, 2012
  • pinkbutterfly rated this: 1 stars out of 5.

this book was pretty boring.

Jun 28, 2012
  • darkblueracecar rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

I liked their sand castle.

I think this is a subtle, beautiful book. There's not really a story, but that's not what it's about. It's more about the families and the interconnected relationships that are depicted in the simple words and lush illustrations. I haven't been able to get through it all the way with my daughter without tearing up a bit at the end.

Feb 14, 2010
  • lms rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

winner of a recent Caldecott award - story of a multi-ethnic family at the beach. For 3 to 6 year olds

Jan 25, 2010
  • LZLibrary rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

2010 Caldecott Honor Book!

Jan 13, 2010
  • VeganGreen rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Delightfully retro illustrations

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Mar 05, 2012
  • kmichelone rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

kmichelone thinks this title is suitable for 6 years and under

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Feb 04, 2013
  • CRRL_AngelaCritics rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

Hope and peace and love and trust. All the world is all of us.

Jun 28, 2012
  • pinkbutterfly rated this: 1 stars out of 5.

hive, bee, wings, hum...

Jun 28, 2012
  • darkblueracecar rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Ship, boat, wooden raft...

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