Tundra, 2004 (2004)
Reviewed by Hilary Williamson
n a '
', a little girl makes
on the brightest star in a twinkling night sky.
' Frances Wolfe, who lives on the Nova Scotia shore, details that wish through the picture book, and finally assures us that '
Wishes can come true!
' Her illustrations are bright and realistic.
little girl tells us everything about the yellow cottage by the sea, for which she yearns - the field of '
Queen Anne's lace
' surrounding it, its sunny porch and pink roses, tea parties with a '
', feeding '
' on the beach, scavenging for treasures left on the sand, playing in the waves, building sand castles, and listening to a spiral shell.
y favorite page (which brought back my own childhood) shows the girl in an Arran sweater on a cold day listening '
to the thundering waves crash on rumbling, tunbling stones.
' If you enjoy the ocean and days by the seaside, then you'll love reading this book with a child, and might even make
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