Young readers will be captivated. The Washington PostFrom the creators of the gorgeous bestseller The Night Gardener, comes a stunning new picture book about a young boy who sets sail to find a place his grandfather told him aboutthe spot where the ocean meets the sky.Its a good day for sailing.Finn lives by the sea and the sea lives by him. Every time he looks out his window its a constant reminder of the stories his grandfather told him about the place where the ocean meets the sky. Where whales and jellyfish soar and birds and castles float.Finns grandfather is gone now but Finn knows the perfect way to honor him. Hell build his own ship and sail out to find this magical place himself!And when he arrives, maybe, just maybe, hell find something he didnt know he was looking for....
|Title||:||Ocean Meets Sky|
|Number of Pages||:||48 pages|
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Ocean Meets Sky Reviews
First sentence: Finn lived by the sea, and the sea lived by him. "It's a good day for sailing," his grandfather would have said.
Premise/plot: On what would have been his grandfather's ninetieth birthday, a young boy dreams whimsically about the ocean meeting the sky. His grandfather was always telling stories about a magical place where the ocean met the sky.
My thoughts: If you love, love, love whimsical, fantastical books then Ocean Meets Sky might be a great fit for you and your little ones. I ...more
This is simply a beautiful, imagination packed book which invites to dream and ride on fantasy's wings.
Finn lives by the ocean, and he misses his grandfather, who loved ships and sailing. On what would have been his grandfather's ninetieth birthday, Finn decides to honor him by building a boat of his own. The results aren't only a boat but an amazing trip not only to the high-seas but beyond.
Illustrations, dreams and words find the perfect blend in these pages, creating not only a lovely read bu ...more
Ocean Meets Sky by Terry Fan - A little boy and his grandfather, once upon a time, had many adventures together in storytime and play. Now, it's grandfather's 90th birthday. Though he has passed away, the little boy visits grandfather in his imagination and dreams. The little boy builds a boat in his honor and while dreaming, he sets sail to where the ocean meets the sky. He visits grandfather in this fantastic place until he hears someone calling for him...to wake up!
The illustrations are pheno ...more
This book is absolutely beautiful!!
The Fan Brothers give us another peek into their fantastical minds with this eye candy adventure.
Finn is grieving the loss of his grandfather. In order to honor him, he builds a boat and dreams he finds one of the places his grandfather talked about in his stories: the place where the ocean meets the sky.
The story-journey is a sweet, wonderful homage to a loved venerated family member filled with plenty of memories. The illustrations, done in graphite and colored digitally, are stunning and scr ...more
Sometimes books come into your life at just the right time. Another beautiful book from the Fan Brothers. They have such a gift! I love everything they do.
Beautiful in every way even down to the characters name, Finn. I loved everything about this book, the illustrations are breathtaking and you can pour over them for ages. I loved the whole story and the theme and as someone who adores the ocean this book just hit everything in the right place for me, beautiful is the best word I have to describe this book.
In remembrance of the grandfather he loved, Finn builds a boat to find where ocean meets sky, a place which his grandfather described in stories. When he encounters a large catfish, the young boy asks for directions. The answer is vague enough to hook us. From there on out, the boy and fish travel across a magical ocean, seeing sights like dancing jellyfish, which are illustrated on lavishly painted double spreads. Then, up into the sky they float, with other boats and creatures, until they reac ...more