Anne Rockwell Father's Day

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Father's Day

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What's the perfectgift for Dad?

In Mrs. Madoff's class, it's a book made just for him. First the kids think about their special moments with their fathers. Sam's dad is so strong, he can carry Sam on his shoulders. Eveline's dad sings to her when Maman has to work at night. Jessica writes about her father in Texas ... and her stepfather at home. And when it's time to celebrate at school, both of her fathers give Jessica the best surprise of all.

Here is a new Mrs. Madoff book for families to cherish on Father's Day and every day of the year.

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About the Author:

Anne Rockwell is a pioneer in the field of nonfiction for very young children. She has more than a hundred books to her credit, including Why Are the Ice Caps Melting? and Clouds in the Let’s-Read-and-Find-Out Science series. She lives in Greenwich, Connecticut.

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PreSchool-Grade 1–A welcome companion to the Rockwells' Mother's Day (HarperCollins, 2004). When the students in Mrs. Madoff's class are asked to write books about their dads, each child's work illustrates a distinctive aspect of the relationship with a pleasing variety of multicultural nuances. Lizzie Rockwell's cheery illustrations closely follow the text, with color and simplicity that will appeal to young children. In addition to honoring fatherhood, a very basic understanding of bookmaking is revealed as the students write and illustrate their work before taking it to the school's publishing center. Another noteworthy aspect to this seemingly straightforward book is the variety of family configurations included. Most children will be able to make a connection to the positive role models, even if their own fathers don't fit these ideals. Don't limit this book to Father's Day–it should be enjoyed year round. Also, teachers will find it useful for stimulating discussion about what makes a family.–Mary Hazelton, Elementary Schools in Warren & Waldoboro, ME
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