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Waiting for High Tide

Written and illustrated by Nikki McClure
Published by Abrams
Goodreads Rating - 3.3 / 5.0
$19.95
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For one young boy, it's a perfect summer day to spend at the beach with his family. He scours the high tide line for treasures, listens to the swizzling sound of barnacles, and practices walking the plank. But mostly he waits for high tide. Then he'll be able to swim and dive off the log raft his family is building. While he waits, sea birds and other creatures mirror the family's behaviors: building and hunting, wading and eating. At long last the tide arrives, and human and animal alike savor the water. Another beautiful ode to life lived in harmony with nature, and by the labor of one's own hands, from an artist of great warmth and clarity.

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Nikki McClure

Nikki McClure is a well-known cut-paper artist and the author of several children’s books, including Abrams’s Waiting for High Tide, In, Collect Raindrops, and May the Stars Drip Down. She lives in Olympia, Washington, with her family.

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