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Mr. Tate's class helps clean up a local beach and listens to the sea as it tells them about all the wildlife that make it their home. One whale, two giant sea turtles, three marlins. . . and more. Of course, the class discovers that "this sea counts!" These Seas Count! explores the environmental impact and importance of the seas, and how crucial it is to keep them healthy. Alison Formento's gentle story and Sarah Snow's amazing collages combine for a powerful message about the environment and what we can do to preserve our oceans.



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Alison Formento

Alison Ashley Formento writes for children and young adults. Her multi-award-winning nature picture books include THIS TREE COUNTS!, THIS TREE, 1, 2, 3, THESE BEES COUNT!, THESE SEAS COUNT!, and THESE ROCKS COUNT! (Albert Whitman & Co.) Her freelance writing has appeared in The New York Times, The Writer, Parenting and several other publications. Alison's debut young adult novel, TWIGS (Merit Press/Adams Media 2013) has been named "one of the fall's hottest reads." TWIGS book trailer: https://vimeo.com/73767293
TO LEARN MORE ABOUT ALISON, VISIT HER WEBSITE: www.alisonashleyformento.com



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