內容簡介 Tejas Star Reading List; Lasting Connection Title; Starred Review; Junior Library Guild Selection; 100 Titles for Reading and Sharing; Notable Children's Book; Best Children's Books of the Year: Outstanding Merit; Charlotte Zolotow Honor Book; Choices; Delaware Diamonds Reading List; Green Earth Book Award Short List; John Burroughs Young Readers Award; Original Art Show; Traveling Art ShowNow in paperback: In a series of poetic verses in both English and Spanish, readers learn about the movement and moods of water around the world and the ways in which water affects different landscapes and cultures. Water rolls El agua ruedaonto the shore hacia la orillaunder the sun, under the moon. bajo el sol, bajo la luna.Here is an ode to the beauty of the natural world as expressed by the movement and moods of water. With every evocative verse, we visit one of fourteen different water landscapes and cultural areas around the world. Each is stunningly illustrated with a breathtaking view of the drama, joy, power, serenity, grandeur, or peacefulness of water. From the Grand Canal of Venice to Qutang Gorge in China, from the Sahara in Morocco to the Andes of Chile, we learn about the world through the lens of water, our most precious, life-giving resource.
作者介紹 Pat Mora, poet and author, has written more than thirty children's books, including Bookjoy, Wordjoy and Gracias Thanks from Lee & Low Books. She is a popular national speaker and the founder of the family literacy initiative El día de los niños El día de los libros (Children's Day Book Day). Mora's books have won numerous awards and honors, and she is a recipient of the Virginia Hamilton Literary Award and presented the ALA's 2016 May Hill Arbuthnot Lecture. Mora lives in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Her website is patmora.com. Meilo So has illustrated numerous award-winning picture books. Her work is consistently praised for its spontaneity and ability to capture the essence of a person, animal, place, or object with very few brush strokes. Animals and birds feature prominently in many of her books, and they appear wherever they can in Water Rolls, Water Rises. A native of Hong Kong, So now lives in the Shetland Isles, Scotland, with her husband and their daughter. Visit her website, meiloso.com.