Reviews and Blog Posts: seasons

Outside your window : a first book of nature

by Nicola Davies

Reviewer Rating:
5

This beautifully written and illustrated collection of poems follows the changing seasons and introduces children to natural processes like bulbs sprouting in spring and dandelions turning to seed: “Dandelions bloom like little suns./but the flowers don’t last long-/they fold up like furled umbrellas pointing at the sky”swir.  Zoologist and author,...

Waiting for winter

by Sebastian Meschenmoser

Reviewer Rating:
5

A deer tells a squirrel about snow, "White and wet and cold and soft." The squirrel decides to stay awake this winter and see the snow. The squirrel's attempts to stay awake (vigorous exercise, singing sea shanties) wake up a hedgehog and a squirrel, who also want to see this...

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