All the Water in the World

All the Water in the World

George Ella Lyon
Children's
Atheneum/Richard Jackson Books
Hardcover, 40 pages
$15.99

Few read-aloud books succeed when they venture into serious subject matter. This one does! With a lyrical and ear-catching beat, Lyon introduces us to the earth's water cycle. Coupled with the eye-catching digital watercolor collages by Katherine Tillotson, this book is a delight. Water rains and flows and gathers until the finale when a mother's water-sprinkled hair spirals into a cornucopia of tiny plants and critters. It's a visual feast and a sound feast as well when read aloud.