Michael Rosen All Eyes on the Pond

ISBN 13: 9780786810789

All Eyes on the Pond

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9780786810789: All Eyes on the Pond

An introduction to the behavior and interdependence of various pond creatures, and an intimate look at the habitat in which they all live.

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Kindergarten-Grade 4-An introduction, in gently lilting verse, to the behavior and interdependence of various pond creatures, and an intimate look at the habitat in which they all live. Leonard's beautiful, borderless acrylic art fills page after double-page spread. It takes readers sloshing through the mud with the snapping turtle, climbing the spider's web, roaming the underground tunnels of the ant, or scooting backward with the crawdad. Soft blues, greens, and warm browns delight the eye. This is the same approach to his subjects that the artist took in illustrating Margaret Wise Brown's Under the Sun and the Moon (Hyperion, 1993). This time, he presents different views of the pond, along with an insert closeup of each animal's unique eye(s). The final spread shows a human eye that contains all of the pond creatures and states, "Come closer. What's your view? All the creatures watch for you." An appealing work and worthwhile addition to nonfiction collections.
Dot Minzer, North Barrington School, Barrington, IL
Copyright 1994 Reed Business Information, Inc.

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Ages 5-8. Leonard's striking illustrations are what children will notice first. Each luminous acrylic painting focuses on a different denizen of a pond environment. Insets in each double-page spread, beginning with one picturing a person's eyes, depict the creature whose world we enter. We see a water strider walking delicately on "the shine where air and water forms a line," a turtle on the bank, ants in an underground tunnel, a bluegill in the pond. Four rhyming lines of text identify and characterize the animal, but children will need to have their wits about them or lines such as "To what's ahead, the crawdad's blind / It only sees what's left behind" may be a bit puzzling. An appended note about each animal would have helped, but since none is provided, adults should count on filling in a few nature facts. Even so, this peek at pond fauna has been accomplished with considerable cleverness and great visual flair. Stephanie Zvirin

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