Boats Float!

Illustrated by Mick Wiggins
LIST PRICE $22.99

About The Book

Set sail into the world of boats in this buoyant companion to Trucks Roll! and Planes Fly!

Sails and engines
paddles and oars
make the trip
from shore to shore.


Boats float!

From steamships to ghostships, to the little and big in-between ships, this fun, rhyming book explores a wide array of boats. The third in George Ella Lyon’s transportation series, Boats Float! Takes to the seas with dynamic illustrations that will keep even the youngest of readers eager to turn the page.

About The Authors

Photograph by Ann W. Olson

George Ella Lyon is the author of Trucks Roll!Planes Fly!, and Boats Float!, cowritten with her son Benn. Among George Ella’s other books are the ALA Notable All the Water in the World and What Forest Knows. A novelist and poet, she lives with her family in Lexington, Kentucky. Visit her online at GeorgeEllaLyon.com.

Benn Lyon is the coauthor of Boats Float! and caretaker of the new town hall in Popperville.

About The Illustrator

Mick Wiggins is an award-winning illustrator living and working in Little Rock, Arkansas. His work can be found in George Ella Lyon’s Planes Fly! and at MickWiggins.com.

Product Details

  • Publisher: Atheneum/Richard Jackson Books (September 2015)
  • Length: 40 pages
  • ISBN13: 9781481403801
  • Grades: P - 3
  • Ages: 4 - 8

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Awards and Honors

  • Kansas State Reading Circle List PrimaryTitle
  • Bank Street Best Children's Book of the Year Selection Title

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