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Water Land

Water Land

Land and Water Forms Around the World

Written and illustrated by Christy Hale

Roaring Brook Press


A lake turns into an island.
A cozy bay into a secluded cape.
A gulf with sea turtles transforms into a peninsula surrounded by pirate ships.

This unique information book for the very young switches between bodies of water and corresponding land masses with the simple turn of a page. Readers will delight as the story of Water Land unfolds and will see just how connected the earth and the water really are.

This book has Common Core connections.

Praise for Water Land

*"There are fun details to pore over in each textured picture, which draw on Hale’s particular skill with nature scenes, and the pages are sturdy, well designed, and quite charming."—Booklist, starred review -

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Written and illustrated by Christy Hale

Christy Hale has illustrated numerous award-winning books for children, including two that she also wrote: The East-West House: Noguchi’s Childhood in Japan and Dreaming Up: A Celebration of Building. An art director, designer, and educator, Hale teaches writing for picture books at the Academy of Art University in San Francisco. She lives with her family in Palo Alto, California.

Roaring Brook Press

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