Elisha Cooper - RIVER

Event date: 
Sunday, September 29, 2019 - 2:00pm
Event address: 
Oblong Rhinebeck
6422 Montgomery Street
Rhinebeck, NY 12572

Presented in partnership with Riverkeeper


Caldecott Honor winner Elisha Cooper invites us all to grab our oars and board a canoe for a river exploration filled with adventure and beauty. 

Elisha CooperRIVER by Elisha CooperRiverkeeper

In Cooper's flowing prose and stunning watercolor scenes, readers can follow along the trek as a woman and her canoe begin their trek down the Hudson River. exploring the wildlife, flora and fauna, and urban landscape at the river's edge. Through perilous weather and river rushes, the canoe and her captain survive and maneuver their way down the river back home.

River is an outstanding introduction to seeing the world through the eyes of a young explorer and a great picture book for the STEAM curriculum.

Maps and information about the Hudson River and famous landmarks are included in the back of the book.

Elisha Cooper is the award-winning author of  Big Cat, Little Cat - a 2018 Caldecott Honor Book, An Animal Alphabet, Train, Farm, Homer and Beach, which won the 2006 Society of Illustrators Gold Medal. His other picture books include A Good Night Walk, Magic Thinks Big, and Dance!, a New York Times Best Illustrated Book of the Year.

For families and children ages 4-8.

A percentage of proceeds from the sale of RIVER at this event will be donated to support Riverkeeper.

Oblong Books & Music in Rhinebeck is a fully wheelchair accessible space with on-site van accessible parking. Microphones and speakers will not be used at this event [but can be made available with advance notice. If you have specific questions about the space or how an event can be made more accessible to you, please do not hesitate to contact us: info@oblongbooks.com.

SKU: 9781338312263a

Big Cat, Little Cat Cover Image
ISBN: 9781626723719
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Roaring Brook Press - March 14th, 2017

8: An Animal Alphabet Cover Image
ISBN: 9780545470834
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Orchard Books - July 28th, 2015

Train Cover Image
By Elisha Cooper, Elisha Cooper (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9780545384957
Availability: Available in our Warehouse: Usually Ships in 3-8 Days
Published: Orchard Books - September 24th, 2013

Homer Cover Image
By Elisha Cooper, Elisha Cooper (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9780062012487
Availability: Available in our Warehouse: Usually Ships in 3-8 Days
Published: Greenwillow Books - May 29th, 2012

Magic Thinks Big Cover Image
By Elisha Cooper, Elisha Cooper (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9780060581640
Availability: Special Order - Subject to Availability
Published: Greenwillow Books - April 1st, 2004

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