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Top Picture Books Since there are no words in the story, the illustrations in this book are the only source that explains what This is a story about a boy who finds an underwater camera flotsam washed up on the shore. Masterfully altering the pace with panel sequences and full-bleed spreads, he fills every inch of the pages with intricate, imaginative watercolor details. Does a 6-year-old know what a microscope is and what it’s flohsam for? In fact, when I read this story, the illustrations got me hooked on this book more than the plot itself.

After reading a few Goodreads reviews, I’m still not entirely sure of their relevance. New details swim into focus with every rereading of this immensely satisfying excursion. I cannot wait to teach this story.

It’s not something I’d recommend. He takes a picture of himself holding this photo and tosses the camera back into the ocean; it is carried across the dsvid by a variety of fish and sea life, until it again washes davie and another child finds it.

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Bottles, lost toys, small objects of every description are among his usual finds.

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Sep 26, Lisa Vegan rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: I was super excited to take a peek at this one. This allows for Flotsam to be enjoyed by all as it is not bound by any language, like classical music. But there’s no way he could have prepared for one particular discovery: This wordless picture book is a delight.


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Flotsam is hands down my favorite picture book as I thought the illustrations were incredible and open to so much illustration. This is the second book by Weisner that I have gotten my hands on and I don’t want to let go.

My favorite David Wiesner book to date, and truly an amazing book! A lesser fantasist would end the story here, but Wiesner provides a further surprise that connects the curious boy with others like him.

Each image is both realistic and full of fantasy. Jul 05, Mischenko rated it it was amazing. View all 3 comments. They are so detailed and colorful! This is a story told in pictures about a boy who finds a camera washed up on shore and develops some pretty amazing pictures, vlotsam a bit of a mystery!

Oct 07, David Schaafsma rated it it was amazing Shelves: First-timers might not notice what’s reflected in its eye, but return visitors will: Wiesnre favourite part of the story is when he finds a photo of a child on a beach holding a photo, when he looks closer the photo shows another child holding a photo and using his microscope he sees this happens again an A boy is looking closely at things he finds on the beach when a barnacle covered camera is washed up.

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What an incredible book. The last photo, however, is the most interesting of them all. Sometimes I think wordless children’s books are extra amazing.


To his astonishment there are photos I side that tell an unbelievable story. This is one of my favorites this year.

The Best Books of He develops the film, and he discovers that there is an extraordinary world under the sea as well as other ddavid around the world. His books somehow convey the sequence of thoughts leading up to and following each picture, and that quality explain why they are frequently described as cinematic.

Time has passed and memories fog. Rabbit Ears Book Blog Readers will find something new each time wiesned look through this book. Recommended to Hilary by: The ocean and a picture in a picture. View all 9 comments.

Nov 14, Daivd rated it really liked it Recommends it for: 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.

The camera concept feels very familiar to me. Will it continue to slip over the years or will it remain here in the brains of adults and children everywhere? A picture book about a boy who finds a camera at the beach with a bunch of pictures of the ocean in it [s] 5 Nov 12, Without words the story is fantastic and amazing. Little green men landing their spaceships underwater.

Wiesner’s wordless tale resonates with visual images that tell his story with clever wit and lively humor,”. I don’t think this story f,otsam ever get old – I expect we’ll borrow this one again and again.