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Down East in the Ocean: A Maine Counting Book Hardcover – Jun 16 2011


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Product Details

  • Hardcover: 32 pages
  • Publisher: Down East Books (June 16 2011)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0892727098
  • ISBN-13: 978-0892727094
  • Product Dimensions: 22.6 x 0.9 x 29.2 cm
  • Shipping Weight: 431 g
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About the Author

Peter Roop, a Wisconsin State Teacher of the Year, has been bringing books and children together for more than 30 years. He has written extensively for Cricket and Cobblestone magazines. He currently writes and speaks full-time. Last year he visited 22 states and talked with more than 50,000 students!

Peter and Connie Roop, have written over fifty children's books together, and for twenty-five years both have been teachers in Appleton, Wisconsin. Connie teaches high school science and Peter teaches elementary school, and in 1986 was named Wisconsin State Teacher of the Year. When not teaching or writing, the Roops enjoy traveling and playing games with their children, Sterling and Heidi.

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HASH(0xa3700078) out of 5 stars From cradle onward Oct. 18 2011
By JMG - Published on Amazon.com
Format: Hardcover
This is a perfect first counting book. Our 8 month old grandaughter loves the book and giggles when it is being read to here by her five year old sister or an adult. She loves the illustrations and the cadence of the rhyme.
Young children can not have too many first counting books and this one in particular introduces the child to nature through beautiful rhyme and illustrations; particularly special for any child that spends time near the sea or in the great outdoors.
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HASH(0xa29cabe4) out of 5 stars A taste of the Maine coast for the little ones Nov. 2 2011
By ERD - Published on Amazon.com
Format: Hardcover
A delightful book! We live on an island in Down East Maine, and this is the first book we've seen that so perfectly captures the critters around us. Our little grandchildren love to see the seals, lobsters, and birds when they visit, and now they can take them home with them! The rhymes are charming and musical -- and there's even a little song at the end. Highly recommended!
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By Martha Turner - Published on Amazon.com
Format: Hardcover
A must buy for all of your little sea animal lovers. The rhymes are perfect for all age readers. The illustrations are very realistic and beautiful. My granddaughters are just learning to count and this is an excellent book to help them learn their numbers. Maine is a beautiful background for this book...a truly engaging book.
HASH(0xa32df7ec) out of 5 stars Wonderful Read Nov. 2 2011
By Charlotte's Mom - Published on Amazon.com
Format: Hardcover
Charlotte receive an autographed copy of Down East in the Ocean and she LOVES it! The rhyming and counting keep this 2 year old excited to turn to the next page. The animals are beautifully illustrated and Charlotte loves to count them on each page. Now if I could only play the piano and play the song that goes along with the book! So happy to have this book apart of our library at home!
HASH(0xa2ff4738) out of 5 stars Great souvenir from the East Coast Aug. 23 2012
By lavosters - Published on Amazon.com
Format: Hardcover Verified Purchase
I have to say that Maine and the East Coast was 1 of my favorite vacation spots. With that said and knowing the author of this wonderful book made it a GREAT buy.


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