Ocean Meets Sky

Ocean Meets Sky

Finn lives by the sea and the sea lives by him. Every time he looks out his window it?s a constant reminder of the stories his grandfather told him about the place where the ocean meets the sky. Where whales and jellyfish soar and birds and castles float. Finn?s grandfather is gone now but Finn knows the perfect way to honor him. He?ll build his own ship and sail out to fin Finn lives by the sea and the sea lives by him. Every time he looks out his window it?s a constant reminder o...

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Title:Ocean Meets Sky
Author:Terry Fan
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Genres:Childrens
ISBN:Ocean Meets Sky
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Edition Language:English
Format Type:Hardcover
Number of Pages:48 pages pages

Ocean Meets Sky Reviews

  • Jenna
    May 27, 2018
    I liked this book a lot. The whimsical steampunk-ish illustrations are brimful of charming details that could keep any adult or child reader engrossed for hours -- a truly inspired mix of whale, fish, bird, and ship imagery. The story is an ambitious blend of light and heavy, realistic...
  • Angelina
    Jun 14, 2018
    Four stars for the text (it?s not so much of a story but more of a dream journey) and five shining stars for the stunning illustrations! I?m turning into a huge fan of The Fan Brithers. ...
  • David Schaafsma
    Nov 14, 2018
    Each year my family reads all the Goodreads-award-nominated picture books. This is book #16 (of 20) of 2018, one of the books where I look like an old curmudgeon compared to my family, who largely loved this book which is about kid wanting to see his Grandpa again and imagining his way...
  • Krissy
    Feb 08, 2019
    Gorgeous illustrations! ...
  • Elisabeth
    May 27, 2018
    Magical and stunningly beautiful, this picture book will speak to kids and their parents. ...
  • Skip
    Nov 12, 2018
    Goodreads nomination for Best Children's book in 2018. Beautifully illustrated and a sweet, whimsical story about a boy remembering his grandfather. ...
  • Abigail (Abbe)
    Jan 10, 2019
    Breathtaking illustrations. A thoughtful gift for someone who loses a grandpa. ? ...
  • Lindsey
    Nov 01, 2018
    Wow! That art was so pretty! Definitely worth reading just to look at the pictures. But to make it all better, the story was sweet too. ...
  • Kimberly
    Jan 25, 2019
    Here's how special this book is: my toddler, who has never experienced the death of a loved one and therefore has no idea about the process of grief and healing, understands what is going on in this book. While it is never explicitly stated that Finn's grandfather has passed, and never...
  • Susan
    Jan 04, 2019
    Beautifully illustrated children?s book. ...
  • Kathryn
    May 25, 2018
    Everything about this book is soothing and quiet with a lovely message. I loved it. ...
  • Beverly
    Jul 11, 2018
    Beautiful graphite and digitally colored illustrations. The little boy's dream takes him past stacks of books, giant sea shells, a blue whale, jellyfish, and many other things. ...
  • jb Byrkit
    Oct 30, 2018
    A nice children?s book with a nice story. The illustrations were very good. ...
  • Kifflie
    Jun 17, 2018
    Young Finn builds a boat to honor his late grandfather, who spoke to him often about exploring the magical place where the ocean meets the sky. But building is hard work, so Finn falls asleep afterwards, and his dreams take him to all sorts of wondrous places. The artwork is the usual ...
  • La Coccinelle
    Jan 07, 2019
    I was really intrigued by the cover of this one. The illustrations looked gorgeous, and some of them are. I wasn't absolutely in love with the story, though, and the writing had some problems. Finn builds a boat on what would have been his grandfather's ninetieth birthday. It whisks...
  • Amanda
    Jan 02, 2019
    Fucking beautiful ? ...
  • Scottsdale Public Library
    Jul 20, 2018
    A lovely picture book that celebrates familial bonds, as a boy honors the memory of his grandfather by constructing a boat: one he will journey on to where the ocean meets sky, based on tales his grandfather told. Explores imagination and contains beautiful illustrations by Eric Fan. -...
  • Michele Knott
    May 15, 2018
    The Fan Brothers have done it again - another stunning picture book. This time it provides us with comfort after the loss of a loved one. ...
  • Aliza Werner
    Jun 08, 2018
    Never less than gorgeous illustrations from the Fan brothers. Part dream, part reality, a little boy remembers his grandfather by visiting the place where ocean meets the sky. ...
  • Lata
    Mar 14, 2019
    I understand this is a story about a kid mourning his grandfather. I think the fantastical dreams (lovely, lovely illustrations) the boy has are influenced by the stories and conversations with his grandfather. It's not a straightforward story about dealing with grief. It feels more li...
  • Rachel
    Jan 29, 2019
    4.5 Stars. Beautiful illustrations & cute story. ...
  • Were Wolf
    Nov 23, 2018
    Truly exceptional! A boy who misses his grandpa goes off on an fantastic boat ride to find the place his grandfather often spoke of, where the ocean meets the sky. Beautiful imaginative illustrations, and heart warming exploration of loss and love. ...
  • K.J. Mecklenfeld
    May 15, 2018
    Minunat?. Am scris pentru ea un mic articol pe blogul meu. Musai de avut Ón bibliotec? :-). ...
  • Vi
    Dec 31, 2018
    Beautifully illustrated story with a simple yet moving storyline. ...
  • Brittany
    Oct 31, 2018
    5 Sailing Stars!!! Picked up this Beautiful Gem at my local library last week for my daughter and just realized its up for a Goodreads Choice Award! Its a new picture book about a young boy who builds a boat, and sets sail to find a place his grandfather told him about?the spot...
  • Taylor Kundel-Gower
    Jun 26, 2018
    So beautiful. ...
  • Colona Public Library
    Nov 19, 2018
    A small boy who is thinking of his deceased grandfather drifts off to sleep and has an adventure. Some nice illustrations, I love when kids get to go into a dreamland and explore themselves or memories of a loved one. ~Ashley ...
  • Hannah Greendale
    Jul 16, 2018
    A visual treat that celebrates lost loved ones through the wonders of imagination. ...
  • Shelle Perry
    Jul 20, 2018
    Epic is the first adjective that comes to mind with this picture book by The Fan Brothers. Finn lives by the sea. On what would have been his grandfather?s ninetieth birthday, he finds himself missing his grandfather?s stories and wisdom. To honor his grandfather he builds a small ...
  • Abigail
    Nov 01, 2018
    The fantastically talented Fan Brothers, Terry and Eric, who made their debut with The Night Gardener , return in Ocean Meets Sky, the second picture-book that they have written and illustrated together. Here they follow the story of Finn, a young boy who is missing his (presumably de...