by Joyce Sidman; illustrations by Rick Allen
Houghton Mifflin (November 4, 2014)
A collection of poems that explores how animals survive the cold during the winter season. Provides additional facts about the animals and the season.
Why You'll Love It:
- While most poems address familiar topics (snowflakes, moose, trees, chickadees), springtails (snow fleas) and skunk cabbage (an early flowering spring plant) will be new to many.
- Each poem is accompanied by facts as well as a glossary in the back of the book.
- This book perfectly marries poetry, science, and art! Check out the hand-colored linoleum blocks used in the illustrations:
Who Should Read It:
Great for grades 1-5...and here's the educator's guide.
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