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Iki the Littlest 'Opihi, by Tammy Yee
Iki, the Littlest 'Opihi
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Little Iki lives in the rough surge zone of Hawai'i's rocky shore. Like the other 'opihi, Iki must learn to cling tightly to the rocks, or risk being swept away by the waves. But Iki wants to see the world. Will this tiny limpet settle down and learn to "stick to it?" Inspired by the author's willful son, who clung to her legs like a little 'opihi when he was young.
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Little Iki lives in the rough surge zone of Hawai'i's rocky shore. Like the other 'opihi, Iki must learn to cling tightly to the rocks, or risk being swept away by the waves. But Iki wants to see the world. Will this tiny limpet settle down and learn to "stick to it?" Inspired by the author's willful son, who clung to her legs like a little 'opihi when he was young.

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Musings from the creatively maladjusted. What writers write when they 1) aren't writing, 2) are avoiding writing, 3) need a word count to convince their spouses they are writing, 4) are between deadlines or 5) aren't distracted by the Google demon...

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Published Reviews

Mar.30.2009

The book deals with the difficult themes of loss within families and the devastating sadness of the death of innocent children in natural disasters. Some children may recall the 2004 Indian Ocean Tsunami...

Mar.30.2009

"The author tells the story in a very memorable and sensitive way. The use of warm watercolors enhances the story and the feelings of Kimo at both losses. A wonderful book to have in any collection -...