Down, Down, Down: A Journey to the Bottom of the Sea
Author/Illustrator: Alvin Tresselt/Roger Duvoisin
Publication Year: 1988
Brief Summary: A fog transforms a small village.
Awards, Honors and Prizes:
New York Times Best Illustrated Children”s Books of the Year, 1965′ ‘ Winner’ ” ‘ United States’ ‘
Randolph Caldecott Medal, 1966′ ‘ Honor Book’ ” ‘ United States’ ‘
Ideas for using this book in classroom or library and/or brief notes on curriculum connections/content learning standards/Common Core, etc.:
- Science: What happens on a foggy day? What can you do on a foggy day? What is fog and how does it form?
- Art – draw a foggy day scene.
Special features included (if applicable) — index; timeline; author’s notes; further reading; etc. Detailed notes in the back re: animals discussed in book
Accessed at: Thrasher Elementary Library