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Author Konagaya, Kiyomi, 1936-2017

Title Beach feet / by Kiyomi Konagaya ; illustrated by Masamitsu Saito.

Publication Info. New York : Enchanted Lion Books, 2012.

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Location Call No. Status
 Berlin-Peck Memorial Library - Children's Department  J SUMMER PICTURE KONAGAYA    Check Shelf
 Cromwell-Belden Public Library - Children's Department  JE1 KON    Check Shelf
 Enfield, Main Library - Children's Department  E KONAGAYA    Check Shelf
 Farmington, Barney Branch - Children's Department  J PICTURE BOOK KONAGAYA    Check Shelf
 Farmington, Main Library - Children's Department  J PICTURE BOOK KONAGAYA    Check Shelf
 Glastonbury, Welles-Turner Memorial Library - Children's Department  JE KONAGAYA    Check Shelf
 Mansfield, Main Library - Juvenile Picture Book  E KONAGAYA    Check Shelf
 Middletown, Russell Library - Children's Picture Book  P-KON    Check Shelf
 New Britain, Main Library - Children's Department  JE K CONCEPTS    Check Shelf
 Newington, Lucy Robbins Welles Library - Children's Department  SUMMER P KONAGAYA    Check Shelf

Edition First American edition.
Description 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 24 cm
Summary "The story of a boy's visit to the beach, Beach Feet opens with a small boy feeling the heat of the sand and then running towards the ocean. Free and independent despite his young age and the tube around his waist, the boy gives himself over to the ocean and the pleasures to be had at water's edge. Throughout, the boy's connection to the beach through his feet-the feel of sand, shells, water-is never lost. Unusual perspectives and a pitch-perfect voice make this a standout.Kiyomi Konagaya was born in 1936 in Shizuoka, Japan. At university, he studied English literature and published his poetry in literary magazines. After graduation, he took a job at an advertising agency. In 1977 he won the prestigious Mr. H Award (for new poets) for Little Voyage 26. He also won the twenty-first Takami Jun Prize in 1991, and the twenty-fifth Contemporary Poetry Award in 2007.Masamitsu Saito was born in 1958 in a seaside town along Kujyukuri Beach in Chiba, so he grew up to the sound of waves. He studied graphic design at Tama Art University. His work can be found in magazines and books, as well as on chocolate packages. "-- Provided by publisher.
Subject Beaches -- Juvenile fiction.
Beaches -- Fiction.
Foot -- Fiction.
Genre/Form Picture books for children.
Added Author Saito, Masamitsu, illustrator.
ISBN 9781592701216 hardback
1592701213 hardback
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