Oceans of Love (Hardcover)

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Oceans of Love By Janet Lawler, Holly Clifton-Brown (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Janet Lawler, Holly Clifton-Brown (Illustrator)


A beautiful watercolor celebration of the love between ocean mamas and their babies, big and small.

From whales and dolphins, to hermit crabs and jellyfish, the ocean is filled with many different creatures. Join them on this imaginary undersea journey as ocean mamas care for their babies, each in their own special way! Because one thing is universal: there's no other love like that between mamas and their little ones.
With bright and beautiful watercolor illustrations comes this tender and heartwarming celebration of all the different mamas and babies you can find, especially those that live under the sea.

About the Author

Janet Lawler (janetlawler.com) is an award-winning author of fiction and nonfiction children’s books. Her work has been translated into several languages, including Spanish, Japanese, and Hebrew. She is the author of If Kisses Were Colors, Snowzilla, Fright School, Kindergarten Hat, Walrus Song, and many others. 

Holly Clifton-Brown (hollycliftonbrown.com) combines traditional painting techniques and mixed media married with digital collage techniques to create a playful and tactile visual language. All of her illustrations are individually hand-painted using gouache, coloring pencils, crayons, and felt-tip pens using only the wizardry of Photoshop for compiling her images together. She is the illustrator of You Are Always Loved, Where Are You, Blue?, Stella Brings the Family, The Flower Girl Wore Celery, and many others. 

Praise For…

"Ideal for a read-aloud, this story’s clever, gentle rhymes and beautiful oceanic theme will delight caregivers and their children alike. A seamless combination of hand-painted and digital techniques make for eye-catching collages in crisp textures and vibrant colors. Recommended as a well-crafted, visually engaging bedtime read-aloud." -SLJ
Product Details
ISBN: 9780593326756
ISBN-10: 059332675X
Publisher: Viking Books for Young Readers
Publication Date: February 1st, 2022
Pages: 32
Language: English