Over the Ocean

Over the Ocean

3.41 (448 ratings by Goodreads)
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Renowned children's book creator Taro Gomi has created another masterpiece. In this beautiful testament to wondering, a young girl gazes out to where the water meets the sky and wonders what lies beyond the waves. Boats filled with toys?
Skyscrapers filled with people?
Houses filled with families?
Or, maybe, over the ocean stands someone not so different from the girl herself, returning her gaze. In this celebration of imagination's power, young readers will find joy in the mystery of the faraway, the unknown, and the just-beyond.
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Product details

  • 0-5
  • Hardback | 36 pages
  • 215 x 242 x 10mm | 360g
  • San Francisco, United States
  • English
  • Full-colour illustrations throughout
  • 1452145156
  • 9781452145150
  • 286,697

Review quote

"The llustrations look simple but can still say so much."--Geek Dad "Makes for smooth sailing and good reading."--BookPage "A warm, inviting, and meditative celebration of imagination and wonder."-Booklist "Readers can enjoy not just the explicit questions but ones raised by tiny details."-Publishers Weekly "With sharp shapes and a riot of color, the prolific Gomi's simple premise should spark young imaginations."-Kirkus Reviews "Elegant simplicity."-School Library Journal
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About Taro Gomi

Taro Gomi
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Rating details

448 ratings
3.41 out of 5 stars
5 12% (56)
4 30% (136)
3 45% (200)
2 11% (48)
1 2% (8)
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