The Arrival by Shaun Tan Tuesday by David Wiesner Flotsam by David Wiesner The Snowman by Raymond Briggs Good Dog, Carl by Alexandra Day. Book Author: David Wiesner. See More Books Look at the items of flotsam shown on the inside cover. Write an acrostic poem based on the word FLOTSAM. Two-time Caldecott winner Wiesner (Tuesday ; The Three Pigs) Flotsam. David Wiesner, Author, David Wiesner, Illustrator. Clarion $17 (40p).

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To see this week’s wordless picture books, please visit www. I feel enriched and uplifted. Flotsam is hands down my favorite picture wkesner as I thought the illustrations were incredible footsam open to so much illustration. Children and adults alike! Also, this book seems to aim for the theme of sharing your discoveries with other people, so that they could experience the same magic that you have experience also.

Jan 04, Bobby rated it it was amazing Shelves: It reminded me of Jumanji by Chris Van Allsburg in a way.

The last photo, however, is the most interesting of them all. The illustrations wisner readers to use their imaginations to tell the story. Villages made of seashells on the backs of turtles.

There he met two people who flotxam figure prominently in his life: I have doubts a child in that range would be able to fully comprehend the story without help from an elder.


I have always remembered and been fond of the book trailer that was constructed for Flotsam.

Home David Wiesner Flotsam. It’s not until the end of the story that all the pieces fit together and it’s a fun AH-HA moment. While there are multiethnic characters, the majority of the illustrations starring people seemed rather dated, ones I wouldn’t be surprised to see in a book from the wuesner, so much so that I had to check the publication date – He develops the film and it tells an adventurous and imaginative story of all the places the camera has been.

A lesser fantasist would end the story here, but Wiesner provides a further surprise wiesnerr connects the curious boy with others like him. Robotic fish, aliens, and many other wonders.

Top 100 Picture Books #77: Flotsam by David Wiesner

They are bright and beautiful, some of them have such small details that I did not notice them even after staring at the page countless times. It seems they each found the camera the same way and took photos of themselves holding the photo of the child who possessed the camera before them and then threw the camera back into the sea. In the opening panels, Wiesner pictures another close-up eye, this one belonging to a blond boy viewing a crab through a magnifying glass.

View all 7 comments. As he got older, he would sit, inspired by these masters, at the oak drafting table his father had found for him and would construct new worlds on paper and create wordless comic books, such as Slop the Wonder Pig, and silent movies, like his kung fu vampire film The Saga of Butchula. Lines and flotswm break automatically. Open Preview See a Problem? The concept is so strong, and Wiesner’s art is always amazing.


Videos Use these videos as the starting point for learning in your classroom! The decision is a tough one but I think he makes the right one in the end. Discover what to read next. Two-time Caldecott winner Wiesner Tuesday ; The Three Pigs crafts another wordless mystery, this one set on an ordinary beach and under an enchanted sea. Recommended to Hilary by: They are so detailed and colorful! Feb 11, Kathryn rated it it was amazing Shelves: The story begins with a curious boy who is visiting the beach.

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The illustrations are done through many different wiwsner, making turn paging that much more exciting. I really love this unique book! Because it doesn’t have words, our girls can narrate the story to me!