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Sea Creatures from the Sky

Written & illustrated by Ricardo Cortes
Published by Akashic Books
4.75 / 7.0
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Ricardo Cortés’s stunning seascapes follow the story of a shark that has a story to share about creatures who live above the ocean. At its surface, our shark encounters strange-looking creatures who resemble nice, caring marine biologists. But after they release it back into the ocean, the shark cannot find one friend to believe its tale. Filled with humor and warmth, this book will charm children and parents alike.

What Kind of Book is Sea Creatures from the Sky

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Readerly Mom
Bay Area mother of two, world traveler, book lover, picky reader
4.75 / 7.0

Really lovely pictures, and a fun little story. I especially like the way that this whimsical story could be used to spark a discussion about the importance of understanding different perspectives. And did I mention the pictures are really lovely?!

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Who Wrote Sea Creatures from the Sky

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Ricardo Cortes

Ricardo is the author and illustrator of “Sea Creatures from the Sky,” “It’s Just a Plant,” and “A Secret History of Coffee, Coca & Cola.” He is also the illustrator of a #1 New York Times best-selling classic for parents about putting their children to bed, as well as the G-rated follow-up, “Seriously, Just Go to Sleep.”

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Book Details

Publication Date:
April 3, 2018
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