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Poetically cumulative text and illustrations capture the relationships between plants and animals in the ecology of the Great Barrier Reef.
Hardcover, 32 pages
Published May 15th 1998 by Hyperion Books
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Caroline Herfindahl
A cumulative tale that also teaches about the residents of the coral reef and how they interact. If you are looking for a non-fiction cumulative to supplement all those great fiction titles this would be an excellent one. Beautiful painted illustrations.
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The coral reef, an abundant undersea world, is teeming with a stunning variety of plants, fish, and other sea creatures. In this balanced ecosystem every living creature from the simple coral to the sleek shark relies on another for its existence. Environmentalist author Madeleine Dunphy uses a cumulative approach, combining lyrical verse with repetition to gently reinforce this lesson of interdependence. Tom Leonard's vibrant paintings beautifully recapture a wondrous miracle --
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Dolly
Jul 09, 2009 rated it liked it
Recommends it for: parents reading with their children
This is a fun story with narrative that builds upon itself and gorgeous illustrations of the coral reef and the creatures who live there. The grammar doesn't feel quite right as I read it aloud, something about the coral being used in the singular, but otherwise it's a fun book to read aloud.
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This book has really good pictures.
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