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My Life with the Wave

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ISBN-10: 0060562005

ISBN-13: 9780060562007

Edition: Reprint 

Authors: Catherine Cowan, Mark Buehner

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My first trip to the seashore, one wave tore away from the sea. She caught my hand, and we raced away together across the sand. Based on a story by Nobel Prize laureate Octavio Paz, this delightful tale of a boy and his pet wave is charmingly retold with beautiful new illustrations. See if you can find the hidden cat, dog, mouse, whale, and sea horse in almost every picture!
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Book details

List price: $7.99
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 3/2/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 32
Size: 8.75" wide x 11.00" long x 0.25" tall
Weight: 0.330

In her Own Words..."Igrew up in a valley four miles from Jollyville, Texas (outside of Austin), where I attended first grade in a threeroom school. Friends and playmates, other than my brother and sister, were rare. Since we didn't have television, I entertained myself. Any movie, comic book, or old Nalional Geographic " fed my imagination with stories."Books were time-travel machines carrying me around the world and into other lives. I took what I read, then changed it, adding different characters to make the stories my own. I played these out with homemade paper dolls. At the end of the day, my characters were swept into a box and hidden away so that no one would find them and laugh at…    

Mark Buehner was born in Salt Lake City, Utah in 1959. He is the award-winning illustrator of numerous children's books, including some that were written by his wife, Caralyn Buehner. He has illustrated such works as Snowmen at Night, Fanny's Dream, The Adventures of Taxi Dog, The Escape of Marvin the Ape, The Queen of Style, and Balloon Farm. He won a Best Picture Book from Publishers Weekly for My Life with the Wave (1998).