Great interview with debut picture book author Lynn Becker on Celebrate Picture Books!
Monsters in the Briny
Written by Lynn Becker | Illustrated by Scott Brundage
What do you do with a grumpy kraken, a sickly sea serpent, and a tearful gigantic tortoise? You sing them a tune! Following the sea shanty rhyme of “What Do You Do With . . . ,” a ship’s crew has to contend with a coterie of mythical sea creatures, all demanding comfort and attention. As each creature threatens to swamp the ship, the quick-thinking crew knows just what to do to save the day, from serving pancakes to mopping a sweaty forehead. But what happens when the sailors have had enough?
Back matter includes information about the sea creatures featured, music and lyrics, and a brief history of sea shanties.
I’m thrilled to be talking with author Lynn Becker and illustrator Scott Brundage about their rollicking sea-going adventure – a story and sea shanty that…
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