Fishing in the Air

Fishing in the Air

Book - 2000
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In the first picture book by the Newbery Medal-winning author of Walk Two Moons, a young boy and his father go on a fishing trip and discover the power of imagination. BOMC. 40,000 first printing.


We were going on a
journey, to a secret place.
We'd catch the air!
We'd catch the breeze!

A father and son set out early one morning in search of a cool, clear river in which to fish. With their lines and bobbers, they cast high into the air catching memories, discoveries, and

a bubble of breeze
and a sliver of sky
and a slice of yellow sun.

The first picture book by Sharon Creech, Newbery award-winning author of Walk Two Moons, is a lyrical portrait of the bond between a father and son. Caldecott Honor recipient Chris Raschka's illustrations shimmer in pools of color and light, making Fishing in the Air a beautiful reminder of the gift of imagination a parent passes on to a child -- and a child gladly shares in return.

AWARDS: Best Children's Books 2000 (PW) and Lasting Connections 2001 (Book Links)

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A young boy and his father go on a fishing trip and discover the power of imagination.

Publisher: New York : HarperCollinsPublishers, c2000
ISBN: 9780060281113
Branch Call Number: JX FIC CRE
Characteristics: [32] p. :,col. ill. ;,29 cm.
Additional Contributors: Raschka, Christopher - Illustrator


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Feb 17, 2014

Cute story , good one and bright illustrations for kids.

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