Surf's Up

Category: Book
By (author): Alexander, Kwame
Illustrated By: Miyares, Daniel
Subject:  JUVENILE FICTION / Animals / Frogs & Toads
  JUVENILE FICTION / Concepts / General
  JUVENILE FICTION / Imagination & Play
  JUVENILE FICTION / Sports & Recreation / Water Sports
Publisher: NorthSouth Books
Published: May 2018
Format: Book-flexboard
Pages: 24
Size: 6.12in x 8.00in x 0.80in
Our Price:
$ 10.95
Availability:
Available: 3-5 days

Additional Notes

From The Publisher*Surf's up, Bro! Not yet, Dude. Books are boring. Not this one!

Newbery Award Winner Kwame Alexander's bouncy ode to the joy of reading is available in board book format

Bro and Dude have very different ideas about how to spend a day at the beach. But as Bro continues to gasp and cheer while he reads his book (Moby Dick), Dude can't help getting pulled in-literally. Before you can shout "Surf's up!" both frogs are sharing the same adventure- that is, until they get to the beach. Newbery Medalist Kwame Alexander and illustrator Daniel Miyares join forces to give readers a wild ride in this playful board book celebrating the joys of summer and reading.
Biographical NoteKwame Alexander is a poet, an educator, a New York Times bestselling author of twenty-one books, and recipient of the Newbery Medal for his novel The Crossover. The founder of two organizations, Book-in-a-Day and LEAP for Ghana, he regularly travels the world as a literacy advocate and expert. Kwame has owned several publishing companies, written for stage and TV (TLC's "Hip Hop Harry"), recorded a CD, produced jazz and book festivals, hosted a radio show, and taught high school English. In 2015, Kwame served as Bank Street College of Education's first writer-in-residence. Visit him at KwameAlexander.com.

Daniel Miyares is an author and illustrator of stories for children. He grew up in the foothills of South Carolina before studying at Ringling College of Art and Design. After graduating with a BFA in illustration, he headed west to Kansas City, where he lives with his wife and their two children. He has collaborated with a number of clients, including Hallmark Cards, Simon & Schuster, Charlesbridge Publishing, Imagine Books, The New York Times, National Geographic, Spider magazine, Ladybug magazine, and The Kansas City Star.