Beach Is to Fun

A Book of Relationships

Pat Brisson; Illustrated by Sachiko Yoshikawa

Henry Holt and Co.

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Gull is to sky
as shell is to sand.
Child is to family
as finger is to hand.

Here's a book that makes learning about analogies
as much fun as going to the beach

A trip to the beach-and all the excitement that surrounds it-unfolds in this cheerful picture book chock-full of engaging wordplay and sensory detail. The rhythmic text explores the concept of analogies in an accessible, immediate way. Children can begin to make their own associations and pairings as they long for a day by the sea!

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Praise for Beach Is to Fun

"[I]t bounces along."--Kirkus Reviews

"Children will enjoy this cheery lesson on word relationships."--School Library Journal

"Brisson introduces verbal analogies in a playful picture book that makes a game of connecting words in meaningful ways. The result is plenty of fun as well as a different way of thinking..."--Booklist

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About the Author

Pat Brisson; Illustrated by Sachiko Yoshikawa

PAT BRISSON has always loved the beach and especially the Jersey shore. She is the author of more than twenty books for children, including Bertie's Picture Day; Little Sister, Big Sister; and Hot Fudge Hero, which was named a Parents' Choice Honor Book and one of New York Public Library's "100 Titles for Reading and Sharing." Ms. Brisson lives in Phillipsburg, New Jersey.
SACHIKO YOSHIKAWA grew up in Tokyo but spent many summers visiting the beaches of southern Japan. Her childhood memories served as inspiration when creating the pictures for this book. Ms. Yoshikawa is also the illustrator of Stars. She lives in Seattle, Washington, with her husband.

Pat Brisson
Sachiko Yoshikawa

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Beach Is to Fun
A Book of Relationships
Pat Brisson; Illustrated by Sachiko Yoshikawa

Hardcover

Hardcover
Henry Holt and Co. (BYR)
Henry Holt and Co.
June 2004
Hardcover
ISBN: 9780805073157
ISBN10: 0805073159
Picture Book
10 x 9 inches, 40 pages, Full-color illustrations throughout
Age Range: 4 to 7
Grade Range: p to 2
$17.95
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