Item description for Commotion in the Ocean by Giles Andreae & David Wojtowycz...
Overview Including whales, walruses, penguins, polar bears, stingrays, and sharks, a wonderful collection of poems celebrates the many creatures that live in and around the ocean. Reprint. 10,000 first printing.
Publishers Description "There's a curious commotion, at the bottom of the ocean; I think we ought to go and take a look. You'll find every sort of creature, that lives beneath the sea; swimming through the pages of this book." The sequel to the best-selling "Rumble in the Jungle," this delightful new collection of poems includes fun rhymes about the creatures who live in and around the ocean. Children will delight in the snappy poems and colorful illustrations about whales, walruses, penguins, polar bears, stingrays and sharks.
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Studio: Tiger Tales
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 11.7" Width: 9.2" Height: 0.2" Weight: 0.4 lbs.
Release Date Mar 1, 2002
Publisher Tiger Tales
ISBN 1589253663 ISBN13 9781589253667 UPC 805428003660
Availability 73 units. Availability accurate as of Oct 26, 2016 02:01.
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More About Giles Andreae & David Wojtowycz
Giles Andreae is the award-winning, best-selling author of "Rumble in the Jungle," "Giraffes Can't Dance," and the companions to this book, "I Love My Daddy" and "I Love My Mommy," which won the Booktrust Early Years Award. He lives in London.
Emma Dodd has written and illustrated several books, including "No Matter What"; "I Don't Want a Posh Dog!"; and the Booktrust Early Years Award-honored "What Pet to Get?" She also illustrated" I Love My Daddy, I Love My Mommy," the popular Amazing Baby series, and the Dot and Dash series. Emma lives with her family in Surrey, England.
Giles Andreae currently resides in London. Giles Andreae was born in 1966.
Giles Andreae has published or released items in the following series...
Reviews - What do customers think about Commotion in the Ocean?
It's Ok Apr 13, 2008
After reading all the great reviews I decided to buy this book for my 2-year-old son. I was pretty disappointed with it. The poems lack any real information about the animals and, in a lot of cases, are simply wrong. Maybe I'm spoiled by the Douglas Florian books, which my son and I absolutely love, but I think if you're looking for something worthwhile to read to your children (something fun that's not just inaccurate fluff) this is not it.
Great find Dec 30, 2007
this book came in great condition and very quickly. My son loves the story and the pop ups are an additional bonus
The Pop-Up Commotion in the Ocean Feb 12, 2007
Fantastic pop up book! Easy to keep the Preschool children's attention when telling this story.
Dive Right In (but watch out for sharks!) Feb 5, 2007
I'm not sure what the commotion is, but these short poems are the perfect length for preschoolers who love word play, are expanding their vocabulary, are fascinated with various animals, but lack the attention span for "more sophisticated" poetry. The poems feature different meters so it does mix things up a bit more than, say, "Green Eggs and Ham", and the illustrations are colorful and fun and only add to the enjoyment.
This is a fun, fun book. As a twist, the first time you read it, read the poem and have your child guess the animal (you'll have to replace the name of the animal in some of the poems with "I" or "we" to do this.)
4-Year-Old's Favorite for in the Car Oct 14, 2006
Bright illustrations, cute rhymes. It's one of our favorites!