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:148147037X
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...
  • Jillian
    Jun 28, 2018
    There's a line where the sea meets the sky - it caaaaaaaalls meeeeeeeeeeeeeeee (Honestly, I could not get this song out of my head while I was reading it.) Another gorgeous product of the Fan brothers. Beautiful illustrations, and a sweet story. ...
  • 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. ...
  • L.M. Ransom
    May 31, 2018
    This is such a cool book! This is the first one I've read by the Fan brothers, and it won't be the last. What a fun, imaginative story, one that takes readers on a journey by boat with a young fellow who longs to see where the ocean meets the sky. I adore all the art in the book, b...
  • Tasha
    Jul 13, 2018
    Finn lives by the sea, On the day that would have been his grandfather?s birthday, it is a good day for sailing and for building a boat, one that will help him find the place that his grandfather told him about, where the ocean meets the sky. So Finn spent his morning building a boat...
  • Marjorie Ingall
    Jun 25, 2018
    I loved the Fan Brothers' work in Dashka Slater's The Antlered Ship. I think I love this book -- which the brothers wrote as well as illustrated -- even more. It's rich and allusive; kids will most likely see it as a story about adventure, and adults will recognize it as a story about ...
  • Elisabeth
    May 27, 2018
    Magical and stunningly beautiful, this picture book will speak to kids and their parents. ...
  • Chance Lee
    Jun 29, 2018
    Lush drawings and a sweet story about remembering a lost loved one. ...
  • 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. ...
  • Ruth
    Jun 21, 2018
    Absolutely gorgeous book about a little boy remembering stories his late grandfather told him about where the ocean meets the sky. My child and I were both enraptured. This is on my Caldecott shortlist for the year. ...
  • Morgan
    Aug 15, 2018
    All kinds of enchanting. ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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. -...
  • Mely
    Jul 06, 2018
    A beautiful book with absolutely stunning illustrations. The pictures alone are worthy of a 5 star rating. With diverse characters this story spans across generations and is heartwarming. This is definitely a treasure of a book. ...
  • 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. ...
  • Earl
    Mar 22, 2018
    The Fan Brothers are back with another visually stunning picture book. Sweet and tender but full of magic. ...
  • KC
    Jul 01, 2018
    Full of imagination, some wordless pages, and illustrations similar to David Wiesner. ...
  • Lynn  Davidson
    Aug 31, 2018
    A fabulously illustrated wonderful story. A little boy honours his grandfather when he builds a boat to go find the place his grandfather told him about ... where the ocean meets the sky. ...
  • Linda
    May 31, 2018
    I LOVE the illustrations in this book! ...
  • 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. ...
  • Lindsey
    May 21, 2018
    This book is absolutely beautiful!! ...
  • K.J. Mecklenfeld
    May 15, 2018
    Minunat?. Am scris pentru ea un mic articol pe blogul meu. Musai de avut Ón bibliotec? :-). ...
  • Claudine Carmel
    May 22, 2018
    Beautiful in every way even down to the characters name, Finn. I loved everything about this book, the illustrations are breathtaking and you can pour over them for ages. I loved the whole story and the theme and as someone who adores the ocean this book just hit everything in the righ...
  • Claudia Sanchez
    Jun 24, 2018
    4.5 This is probably the most aesthetically pleasing book I have ever had the pleasure of looking through, but that aside, the story is touching and illustrations are gorgeous and I can't wait to find an excuse to buy this book. ...
  • Julie Kirchner
    May 17, 2018
    Sometimes books come into your life at just the right time. Another beautiful book from the Fan Brothers. They have such a gift! I love everything they do. ...
  • Taylor Kundel-Gower
    Jun 26, 2018
    So beautiful. ...
  • 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 ...
  • Viviane Elbee
    Jun 12, 2018
    Wow! This book has AMAZING artwork. It is also a wonderful story about a little boy, who had lost his grandpa and who decides to honor his grandfather on his grandpa?s birthday by building a boat and going to visit the special place where ocean meets sky - a place his grandpa used...