|Statement||Catherine de Hueck Doherty.|
|LC Classifications||BX2350.2 .D623|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||126 p. :|
|Number of Pages||126|
|ISBN 10||0877931704, 0877931712|
|LC Control Number||78074433|
How To Live On An Island has been added to your Cart Add to Cart. Buy Now Buy Used. $ FREE Shipping Get free shipping Free day shipping within the U.S. when you order $ of eligible items sold or fulfilled by Amazon. Or get business-day shipping on this item for $ /5(9). Not everyone can live on an island, but a reader can get a great sense of what it's like in this book! Gorgeously illustrated (the whale scene in particular is breathtaking!), and perfectly described in text, TO LIVE ON AN ISLAND lest you in on the everyday adventure and might even inspire some people to check out the lifestyle for themselves!/5. Island residents get to experience all kinds of wildlife, from otters to orcas, and must rely on their own resources during storms and power outages. As the book states, “When you live on an island, things are different. Sometimes harder. Sometimes sweeter. Sometimes quieter. / Always magical.” Person’s soft watercolors convey this magic. "A wide-format book in a style and subject matter reminiscent of Robert McCloskey's old favorite Time of Wonder, this picture book describes life on an island in the San Juans, off the Washington A heartfelt snapshot of a way of life."--Kirkus Reviews "I would recommend To Live on an Island to kids who like nature and to anyone who loves beautiful illustrations."--Kids Book Buzz Read more.
What is it like to live on an island? Award-winning author Emma Bland Smith explores what it's like to grow up on an island in the Pacific Northwest from the perspective of a young boy, who wakes up to the sound of a ferry horn, hikes through the woods to get to his bus stop, drops crab pots for dinner, and falls asleep counting orcas instead of sheep. The chilled-out ambience of the music is appropriate to the 'living on an island' theme and, as a bonus, it's cheap as chips on-line. On An Island will disappoint anyone anticipating early to mid-era Floyd (or even inferior late Floyd) but it's agreeable enough. Read more. 2 people found this helpful/5(1K). The book covers Neale's first two stays on the island as he battled the jungle, established a garden, a fowl run and tried to put aside the need for companionship and living by the clock. His story is warm and engrossing, making this quick read a book to remember/5. Unabashedly aimed at armchair “survivors” only, this brief entry in the Prepare to Survive series blithely shows readers washed up alone on a tropical island how easy it is to find water, build a platform shelter, catch fish (or, failing that, bugs), start a fire, and contact rescuers.5/5(1).
What is it like to live on an island? Award-winning author Emma Bland Smith explores what it's like to grow up on an island in the Pacific Northwest from the perspective of a young boy, who wakes up to the sound of a ferry horn, hikes through the woods to get to his bus stop, drops crab pots for dinner, and falls asleep counting orcas instead of : Emma Bland Smith. Get this from a library! I live on an island. [S Ward] -- Nine-year-old Lindsey describes her life on an island off the coast of Virginia including her home, ways of getting around, prevalence of seafood, and the natural wildlife. About To Live on an Island. When you live on an island, things are different. Sometimes harder. Sometimes sweeter. Sometimes quieter. Experience a day in the life of a child growing up on a Pacific Northwest island in this beautifully written and illustrated picture book. Off the coast of Washington State rise hundreds of small islands. Top 10 islands in children's fiction Islands are magical places and never more so than in children’s books. Gillian Philip picks her favourites from Kirrin to Treasure island.