Island Adventure is a delightful children's story about a family's summer vacation on an island and the wonderful "rituals" it holds. It is beautifully complemented by delicate watercolors. Children will enjoy this book whether they have shared in the excitement of these "island rituals" or have their very own "rituals." Everyone of all ages can truly imagine Island Adventure through the magic of these words and the beauty of these images. Written through a child's eyes, this book will captivate you whetehr you have never been to an island, have gone just once, or have lived on one all your life!
"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.
Kathleen Riley Mitchell grew up in Fairfield and in Easton, Connecticut, and became a Certified Dental Assistant and then a Registered Dental Hygienist. Kathleen married her husband Tom, a Block Islander, and together they live on Block Island, Rhode Island with their five children. This is Kathleen's first literary endeavor. Inspired by her family and her fond childhood memories, Kathleen writes of Block Island and it's own timeless "rituals" that children come to love whether they live on Block Island, come for their first visit or reqularly frequent the island.Review:
"Lavish watercolor illustrations bring the story to glowing life...The dream-like quality of summer vacation..." -- The Block Island Times . May 22,1999
"Mitchell created a children's book that pays tribute to... the rituals of childhood: every year..." -- The Narragansett Times . August 6, 1999
"The story is simple but delightful, as summertime often is...rich with adventure, discovery and playful fun." -- The Sun . July 23,1999
"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.
Book Description Island Adventure, 1999. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Brand new copy. We ship daily! Delivery Confirmation with all Domestic Orders !. Bookseller Inventory # mon0000018842
Book Description Island Adventure, U.S.A., 1999. Hard Cover. Book Condition: New. Dust Jacket Condition: New. Illustrated by Marilyn Bogdanffy (illustrator). 1st Edition, 1st Printing. With 48pp and 24 full page color illustrations. No defects. No price clip or remainder mark. Size: Oblong 4to. Signed by Author and Illustrator. Good Packing, Fast Shipping. Bookseller Inventory # 055516
Book Description Island Adventure, 1999. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0966964802
Book Description Hardcover. Book Condition: BRAND NEW. BRAND NEW. Fast Shipping. Prompt Customer Service. Satisfaction guaranteed. Bookseller Inventory # 0966964802BNA
Book Description Book Condition: Brand New. Book Condition: Brand New. Bookseller Inventory # 97809669648061.0