Kim Michelle Toft

Silk Artist | Author | Illustrator

A Sea Of Words
An ABC of the Deep Blue Sea

Dive into this glorious book which uses informative tongue twisters to entice the child to read interesting words. Written using alliteration this is a story book that will delight all ages. Once again Toft’s unique hand painted silk illustrations capture the wonder and beauty of a wide variety of fascinating underwater inhabitants.

Amazing facts about the creatures are in the back of the book. Excellent for school projects.

Extract from the book


PUBLISHER: Silkim Books 2006
ISBN: 978 0 9758390 1 2 paperback
Suitable for early childhood and lower – upper primary

$18.00 Paperback


  • Notable Book – Children’s Book Council of Australia 2007
  • Selected READ Project PNG – World Bank Initiative 2013


I wanted to thank you for your amazing illustrations and your clever alliterated verses. The children were fascinated by the interesting range of underwater animals. I also loved the companion wall frieze with the colouring in template on the back, it is an invaluable teacher’s resource.

Debbie George