Selected as a Children’s Poet Laureate Monthly Book Pick, Sea Star Wishes captures the varied and colorful world of our beautiful coastal shores. Discover the wonders of the sea and enjoy a day at the beach in playful and imaginative poetry and illustrations.
In these coastal poems for kids, children meet sea lions, starfish, jellyfish, and other animals in the ocean, and dream about sandcastles and other beach activities. This fun, lyrical children’s poetry collection by award-winning children’s singer and songwriter Eric Ode features lively illustrations by Washington State Book Award recipient Erik Brooks.
Eric Ode is a widely-published author, poet, and award-winning songwriter. A former elementary, Ode travels throughout the world sharing music, poetry, and story-filled assemblies, concerts, and workshops. Eric’s original music has been recognized with six Parents’ Choice Awards and two NAPPA Honors Awards. He has contributed poems and lyrics to a Grammy nominated and a Grammy award-winning album. His poetry has appeared in over two-dozen anthologies.