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47 Beavers on the Big Blue Sea

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Told in verse, this light-hearted tale will tickle the funny bone of kids and adults alike as they follow the adventures of 47 beavers stranded in a rowboat in the middle of the ocean. "Two are better than one, because they have a good reward for their toil. For if they fall, one will lift up the other." Ecclesiastes 4:9-10a (NRSV) Join the beavers as they learn that 47 ar ...more
Hardcover, 48 pages
Published March 6th 2007 by Tommy Nelson
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Sarah Ashburn
Jun 01, 2015 Sarah Ashburn rated it really liked it
Shelves: language-play
First of all I really enjoyed the great illustrations in this book. They were so bright and great for kids. The language play in this book was also great. This book had a lot of rhyme and has a great repetition that kids could easily get into. I think that this would be a great book to create activities to go along with.
Tamra
Sep 30, 2011 Tamra rated it really liked it
Recommends it for: anyone
Aw, adorable.

This is one of those rare book + CDs where the book is great on its own and you don't need the CD to sell it. Additionally delightful: the song is AWESOME! I listened to it once with my son, bouncing along to it the whole time, and then immediately said, "Let's listen to it again!" If you don't love the song, then something's wrong with you.

However, I would have liked if there was a version of the song that tells the listener when to turn the page on the book. There's no way my non-
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Darla
Mar 04, 2015 Darla rated it really liked it
Fun to read aloud!
Mrs Bond
Mar 12, 2009 Mrs Bond rated it liked it
Shelves: picturebook, faith
Tale of 47 beavers who use their God given gifts to overcome challenge and adversity. Rhyming seems a bit forced, rhythm is clunky. Includes cd: Vischer reads the story and breaks into song. (Issues with rhyme and rhythm are nonexistent with his reading.) Illustratrations are bright and cheerful.
Rebecca
May 23, 2010 Rebecca rated it it was amazing
By the same silly guy who brought us Veggietales, this is about a group of crafty beavers and their grand adventure. So funny, so cute, and the CD will have even the grumpiest adult smiling brightly. If you have kids, or are a kid at heart, you MUST own this book.
Mary
Apr 18, 2013 Mary rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: childrens-books, 2013
Researching the structure of children's books for an upcoming project. This story is rhyme-based, and I love its absurdity. The author has done voice work for 'Veggie Tales.'
Megan
Mar 10, 2009 Megan rated it liked it
Well done, beavers. You know what they say, "It's no fun bitin' dinner if your dinner's bitin' you."
Jyoti
Nov 11, 2010 Jyoti rated it it was amazing
i think this is a very good book. and i also think its funny!
Christine
May 21, 2013 Christine rated it it was amazing
Sing-song style. Rhyming.
Nadine
Dec 14, 2008 Nadine rated it it was amazing
Shelves: childrens-lit
Hilarious!
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Phillip Robert Vischer is an American voice actor, puppeteer, writer, animator and songwriter known for creating the animated video series "VeggieTales" with partner and friend Mike Nawrocki.

From 1993 to 2002, Vischer led the company as lead director and writer. In 2003 (after the release of "Jonah") Big Idea went bankrupt, and Vischer sold the company to Classic Media and left the company.

In 2005
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