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by Thomas Locker,Mary Mapes Dodge,Lenny Hort
Kindergarten-Grade 3 Grandmother tells Pieter, who has been sent to his room, the story of The Boy Who Held Back the Sea. Hort's adaptation of a story that appears in Mary Mapes Dodge's Hans Brinker is significantly longer with numerous changes and embellishments. More complex characters have been created, removing the story from the realm of fable and placing it into fiction.
Lenny Hort, Thomas Locker, Mar. by Lenny Hort, Thomas Locker, Mary Mapes Dodge. Published March 1, 1993 by Puffin. The Boy Who Held Back the Sea (Picture Puffins). Are you sure you want to remove The Boy Who Held Back the Sea (Picture Puffins) from your list? The Boy Who Held Back the Sea (Picture Puffins).
Thomas Locker was one of the major American painters of the past century. In a career that spanned almost 60 years, he had over 75 solo exhibitions. In 1982, he began work on his first children’s picture book, Where the River Begins. Mr. Locker’s exceptional paintings and illustrations grace the pages of some 30 different books, several of which he also wrote. Lenny Hort is the author of several acclaimed books for children, including The Boy Who Held Back the Sea. Hort lives in New Jersey with his wife and their three daughters.
Genre: Juvenile Fiction. Series Title: Picture Puffin Books. Publisher: Puffin Books. Age Range: 4-8 years. Author: Thomas Locker & Lenny Hort. Street Date: March 1, 1993. If the item details above aren’t accurate or complete, we want to know about it. Report incorrect product info. Trending Kids' Books.
This book tells a version of the story of the little Dutch boy who holds back the sea with his finger. The book is a little scary but it's a good engaging story. The pictures are all done in the style of the Dutch Masters. In this version, the boy is a bit naughty. He gets to skip church by offering to carry a pie to blind man, but then eats the pie himself instead of delivering it. When he finds the leaky dike, nobody believes him because he is known to be such a troublemaker. As a result, he ends up spending the night alone by the dike and has to endure a raging storm before he and the dike are rescued. The book is a little scary but it's a good engaging story
Lenny Hort, Thomas Locker. I loved this particular retelling of the boy who put his thumb in the dike and saved the village.
Lenny Hort, Thomas Locker. Jan had never done anything more heroic than shout for the guard because he'd imagined he'd seen a sea serpent. See 1 question about The Boy Who Held Back the Se. ists with This Book. This book is not yet featured on Listopia. The pictures by Thomas Locker are so life like and puts you into the place of the story krb 4/19/16.
Beautiful picture book to supplement the study of the Netherlands. Read one week in unit 32 pages PB Year Unit 2 Lower Grammar Literature Used for 1 week. Boy Who Held Back the Sea - Exodus Books. Round Rock Public Library System catalog Details for: Summertime in the Big Woods /. Summertime in the Big Woods: Adapted from the Little House Books by Laura Ingalls Wilder. Once a week, I'm teaching them history in. More information. The Girl Who Loved Wild Horses. Find this Pin and more on Products by Discover Books.
The Boy Who Held Back the Sea (Picture Puffin Books) by Thomas Locker, Lenny Hort and Mary Mapes .
The Boy Who Held Back the Sea (Picture Puffin Books) by Thomas Locker, Lenny Hort and Mary Mapes Dodge (Job: Plumber). The Boy Who Held Back the Sea (Picture Puffins) A Dutch story about facing consequences and becoming a hero - similar to "The Boy Who Cried Wolf". Beautiful paintings illustrate - first book my Grandfather gave me. Studying the Netherlands with Little Children. When Jan discovered water trickling through a desolate stretch of the dike that protected his low-lying village, he knew he had to act fast
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People Who Read The Boy Who Held Back the Sea Also Read. Inspired by Your Browsing History. Locker’s depiction of nature overpowering humanity is especially significant to the story and to the Dutch people who have spent centuries battling the sea. –School Library Journal. Looking for More Great Reads? Discover Book Picks from the CEO of Penguin Random House US. Close. Download Hi Res. The Boy Who Held Back the Sea. Category: Children’s Picture Books. In 1982, he began work on his first children's picture book, Where the River Begins. Locker's exceptional paintings and illustrations grace the pages of some 30 different books, several of which he also wrote.