Winners! BookviewPLUS: Why the Tides Ebb and Flow

Author: John Chase Bowden

Illustrator: Marc Brown

First Published: 1979

Genre: Folklore


  • Ocean currents - Ocean life
  • Tides - Oceans

Bookbrief: In this folktale explaining why the sea has tides, an old woman threatens to pull the rock from the hole in the ocean floor if Sky Spirit does not honor his promise to give her shelter.

Recommended Grade Group: PreK-Grade 2

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