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Storytime: Waiting for High Tide

Sat, Nov 5, 2016 from 11:00 am - 11:30 am PDT
1119 SW Park Ave Portland, OR 97205

For one young boy, it’s a perfect summer day to spend at the beach with his family. He scours the high tide line for treasures, listens to the swizzling sound of barnacles, and practices walking the plank. But mostly he waits for high tide. Then he’ll be able to swim and dive off the log raft his family is building. While he waits, sea birds and other creatures mirror the family’s behaviors: building and hunting, wading and eating. At long last the tide arrives, and human and animal alike savor the water.

Another beautiful ode to life lived in harmony with nature, and by the labor of one’s own hands, from an artist of great warmth and clarity.

Click here to purchase advance tickets to the festival. Free admission for youth 17 and under!

Nikki McClure

Nikki McClure is a papercut artist and the author and illustrator of Waiting for High Tide, Collect Raindrops; In; Mama, Is It Summer Yet?; To Market, To Market; Apple; and How to Be a Cat. She is also the illustrator of All in a Day by Cynthia Rylant and May the Stars Drip Down by Jeremy Chatelain. Nikki lives in Olympia, Washington.
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