Fishing in the Air (Paperback)

By Sharon Creech, Chris Raschka (Illustrator)
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Early in the blue-black morning, a father and son slip out of the house with their fishing poles and a can of worms. But this is no ordinary fishing trip. With their lines and bobbers, they cast high into the air to catch the breeze, the sky, the sun, and best of all -- some wonderful memories.

In her first picture book, Sharon Creech, author of the Newbery Medal winner Walk Two Moons, teams up with Caldecott Honor artist Chris Raschka to create a beautifully lyrical and richly imagined tale about the powerful bond between a father and son.

About the Author

Sharon Creech is the author of the Newbery Medal winner Walk Two Moons and the Newbery Honor Book The Wanderer. Her other work includes the novels The Great Unexpected, The Unfinished Angel, Hate That Cat, The Castle Corona, Replay, Heartbeat, Granny Torrelli Makes Soup, Ruby Holler, Love That Dog, Bloomability, Absolutely Normal Chaos, Chasing Redbird, and Pleasing the Ghost, as well as three picture books: A Fine, Fine School; Fishing in the Air; and Who's That Baby? Ms. Creech and her husband live in Maine.

Chris Raschka has written and/or illustrated over thirty books for children, including the Caldecott Medal-winning titles "A Ball for Daisy" and "The Hello, Goodbye Window"; as well as the Caldecott Honor book "Yo! Yes?"" "He lives in New York City.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780060516062
ISBN-10: 0060516062
Publisher: Joanna Cotler Books
Publication Date: April 15th, 2003
Pages: 32
Language: English