Dreaming of the Ocean tells the story of Terra the Turtle, who does not want to go to sleep. When she finally does doze off, she dreams that she is at the bottom of the ocean. She makes an unlikely friendship with a creature called an anglerfish. Together, they brave many dangers and see fascinating ocean animals as Terra tries to get back home.
Includes a Did you know? section at the end of the book that has more details on various scenes in the book.
About the Author / Illustrator:
Grant Collier has been working as a photographer and writer since 1996 and is the author of 18 books. To capture the images depicted in this book, he traveled to the British Virgin Islands, Aitutaki, American Samoa, Hawai’i, and New Zealand. Grant carefully blended Stephanie’s artwork into his photographs. He adjusted the lighting and shadows on the animals to match the lighting in the images.
Stephanie Lowman has been sketching and painting for over thirty years. She drew all of the birds and ocean animals in this book line-by-line using an iPad and iPencil. Stephanie currently lives in Evergreen, Colorado, with her children, Osiris the Dog and Cassidy the Cat. She is the illustrator of all eight of the “Dreaming of...” series of children’s books.