Blue Floats Away

Blue Floats Away

Little Blue is very close to his iceberg parents so when he suddenly breaks away from them, he promises to return and, after traveling far and undergoing big changes, he may succeed....

Title:Blue Floats Away
Edition Language:English
ISBN:9781419744235
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    Blue Floats Away Reviews

  • Sandy Brehl

    When a small portion of glacier calves and floats away, "Blue" leaves home hbehind and begins a journey through the ocean, at fist confident, then cautious, then curious. With minimal text, the journe...

  • Margie

    While those who champion for our planet's preservation, our preservation, are grateful for the establishment of Earth Day in 1970, there is still much to be done. Time is literally running out. It is ...

  • Linda

    I've read this book several times and enjoyed it more each time. I'm amazed that with the simplest of torn paper, Grant Snyder has managed to tell Travis Jonker's special story of a small iceberg tha...

  • Abby Johnson

    Little Blue is an iceberg who unexpectedly separates from his parents and goes on a journey. As he drifts south and the water gets warmer, Blue begins to shrink... but is he disappearing? Or just chan...

  • Mary

    A piece of an iceberg breaks off and floats away. After this unexpected event and a trip through the water cycle, Little Blue returns to his parents.There are so many curricular tie-ins for this simpl...

  • Vicki

    A beautiful story about Blue an iceberg who is destined to leave home and change form, yet remain the same. A great story about the water cycle.This reminds me a library summer reading entertainer who...

  • Molly

    Honestly- very cute; I initially thought it was just about an iceberg having an adventure, and I was like "...uh, okay?" and then I was like "Oh no he's dying!!" but NO! The magic of the water cycle! ...

  • Sean Kottke

    An enjoyable picture book on the water cycle and, subtly, global climate change, within the classic narrative frame of a hero's journey home. It immediately brought to mind Les Barker's delightful "An...

  • Steph

    "No one was prepared for this." Blue Floats Away tells the sweet story of Blue & the water cycle. This picture book is done so perfectly that I read it numerous times in a row, each time discovering s...

  • Alissa Tsaparikos

    A sweet and simple story about the journey of an iceberg named little blue. The cut and torn paper collage make engaging illustrations. It is a thoughtful and low conflict story. I like that it has a ...