By Sara Smith #15 Powell

About The Author

Flotsam is written by David Weisner. It won the Caldecott in 2007. He has received this award three times. He has also won some Caldecott honors. He graduated from Rhode Island School of Design.He lives near Philadelphia. he has two children.

Why did he write this book?

He wrote Flotsam for his family. They go to the beach a lot.This visual wonder offers a invitation to all viewers of all ages to rethink how they see, and in their minds eye.

Why did this book win the Caldecott?

First of all, this book has amazing artwork. they are water color.