A Snowflake Fell: Poems About Winter

 
9781841480503: A Snowflake Fell: Poems About Winter
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Hatsuki Hori's illustrations of snow scenes, animals and people complement each poem in this collection that depicts the beauty of winter in its myriad forms.

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PreSchool-Grade 3-Hori's delicate, ethereal pastel-and-watercolor illustrations will draw children into this magical book. Two dozen poets explore aspects of the season, from James Whitcomb Riley in "Winter Fancies" to Douglas Florian in "The Winter Tree." The Native American Taos people's story of winter as an old man appears in Nancy Wood's "Old Man Winter," and several poems are told from an animal's perspective, as in Marilyn Singer's energetic "Deer Mouse" ("-get busy/get done/get get get get/get out of here/run"). From cozy to dangerous, serious to humorous, the poems evoke the emotions and senses of the season, and will delight listeners and readers.
Lee Bock, Glenbrook Elementary School, Pulaski, WI
Copyright 2003 Reed Business Information, Inc.

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..". My whistling wings pull me up and up The snow becomes faraway stars on my toes When I jump toward the light I close my eyes tight and let the stars tickle my nose"

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