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A little oyster explores the sights along the Chesapeake Bay. View the book trailer for a peek inside the book.
Olly the Oyster is ready for an adventure. So, when Mr. Oyster tells him about the wonders of the Chesapeake Bay, he sets off to find them. As Olly meets and chats with new friends like fiddler crabs, barnacles, and rockfish, he learns about the creatures, people, and places that form the community of the Chesapeake. Beautiful illustrations enhance this educational tale making it a great gift for both locals and visitors alike.
Schiffer Books | Pre-K to grade 3 | 40 pp | 8.5 x11 | Subject categories: Geography & Cultures, Where We Live, Travel, Books on the U.S., and Marine Life.
“Creating relatable characters is one trick to captivating an audience. With four books chock-full of personable organisms such as Olly the Oyster and Mallory the Forgetful Duck, Crofton author Elaine Allen has accomplished this, bringing young boys and girls into her seafaring world.” by Zach Sparks, Arundel Voice
“With the curious Olly the Oyster who is looking for adventure, children discover that following the current leads to many wonders big and small.” Angel Limb of PBS’s IdeaStations.org
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Toys and Gifts
My children used to love a little softy with their favorite books. I have selected a few from Amazon that I think would pair nicely with this book.
Do you like to make crafts with your children? I find that reading stories stirs up the imagination and leads to creative energy for making something that is both hands-on and fun. Here are a few that go well with this book. Click on the images for details and instructions.
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