BIG SHIPS is the partner book of IF I WERE A LIGHTHOUSE in the Rhyme for Young Readers Series by QuickTurtle Books. It is an illustrated introduction to the vast resources of Michigan and the Great Lakes shipping that transports Michigan goods across the world. As in all QuickTurtle Books, it is both entertaining and educational with its poetry for children. This one is for the older of young readers with a few new and challenging words for their vocabulary. Glossary included for easy reference. Written and illustrated by author Richard Rensberry.