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Boats on the Bay // River Deck Story Time

  • Presented By: Napa Bookmine
  • Dates: September 22, 2018
  • Location: Oxbow Public Market
  • Address: 644 First St., Napa, CA 94559
  • Time: 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
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  • A houseboat rocks by a dock. A fishing boat slogs through the fog. A ferry carries passengers. A sailboat sets sail . . . Follow all the boats that rock and slog and sail on the bay from daybreak to night! This beautifully rendered, large-format picture book is about all of the boats found on a busy bay, buoyed by simple, spare, and lyrical text. Inspired by the San Francisco Bay but with universal appeal, the book follows a day-in-the-life of a bustling bay, and features a spectacular double-spread gatefold finale showing a boat parade and fireworks glowing against a city backdrop. “A celebration of place and a catalogue of the kinds of vessels dear to the hearts of boat enthusiasts young and old.” — Publishers Weekly Jeanne Walker Harvey lives in Sausalito, California, where she watches all of the boats on the bay from her house on the hill. She is the award-winning author of several picture books, including Maya Lin, Artist-Architect of Light and Lines; My Hands Sing the Blues, Romare Bearden’s Childhood Journey; Honey Girl, the Hawaiian Monk Seal; and Astro, the Stellar Sea Lion. In addition to being a writer, Jeanne is a docent at San Francisco Museum of Modern Art.