It's Spring! (Board Book)

Overview


A beautifully illustrated rhyming story about spring.

The robin told the rabbit...
The rabbit told the deer...
The deer told the duck...
Then all the birds began to sing
To tell the bears, "Wake up, it's spring!"

Samantha Berger and ...

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Overview


A beautifully illustrated rhyming story about spring.

The robin told the rabbit...
The rabbit told the deer...
The deer told the duck...
Then all the birds began to sing
To tell the bears, "Wake up, it's spring!"

Samantha Berger and Pamela Chanko's breezy rhyming text and Melissa Sweet's charming watercolor illustrations spread the news that spring is here! This is a board book edition of a book originally published in the Hello Reader line.

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Editorial Reviews

Publishers Weekly
The news that spring has sprung bounces from bunny to deer to duck and more in It's Spring! by Samantha Berger and Pamela Chanko, illus. by Melissa Sweet. Cheerful watercolors accompany the rhyming text that spreads the word of the new season. Copyright 2003 Reed Business Information.
Children's Literature
This charming board book is a reissue of the picture book of 2000. The little bunny jumping for joy with a flower in its paws sets the stage. He is springing in the air because it is springtime. The story is simple. First the robin sings and we know that is a harbinger of spring. The rabbit with flower in hand scampers off to tell the deer and together they tell the duck the good news. Spring means that the sky is sunny. The ducks have their turn and they head out to tell the cow that the leaves have sprouted, and so it goes as each animal brings to the child reader's attention the various signs of spring. The rhyming text and delightful watercolor illustration make this a very attractive board book. It will certainly be one that kids will enjoy having read to them a few times until they too start chiming in with the story. 2003, Scholastic,
— Marilyn Courtot
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780439442381
  • Publisher: Scholastic, Inc.
  • Publication date: 2/5/2003
  • Pages: 30
  • Sales rank: 240,342
  • Age range: 4 - 8 Years
  • Product dimensions: 4.28 (w) x 6.92 (h) x 0.82 (d)

Meet the Author


Samantha is the author of over seventy books for young readers, including Princess Potty and Pirate Potty. She lives in Brooklyn, where she shares her home with two terrific rescue dogs, 'Rora Mae and Polly Pocket, also know as The Senior and The Puppy.

Born and raised in suburban Wyckoff, New Jersey, Melissa Sweet studied art at the Kansas City Art Institute. She has worked at various types of commercial art, and has created posters, greeting cards, and one-of-a-kind handmade books. Since entering the world of children’s books, she has published over 60 titles. Her lighthearted, gentle cartoon illustrations have graced a wide range of children’s books from board books to series fiction to more serious nonfiction subjects, all very successfully. She received a Caldecott Honor for her work in A River of Words: The Story of William Carlos Williams.

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  • Posted April 10, 2012

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    Perfect book for Spring

    My 2 year old son loves to make the animal sounds when we read this book. "The cow let out a long MOOOO to tell the horse the flowers grew" This book is wonderful with whimsical art, fun animals and sweet rhymes.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 10, 2011

    Very Fun

    I bought this book for my daughter as an infant. She is almost 4 now and I have been upgrading her library but this book will stay for a few more years. It's so fun to read and, as the other reviewer commented, will be a great first book for her to read when she is ready. I love it so much, I'm back to buy it for my friends' babies.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 22, 2006

    Great book!

    My son and I love this book because of its catchy rythmn and cute illustrations. The content is everything about spring - from the birds beginning to chirp, the bears coming out of hybernation and the leaves coming back. A perfect book of spring!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 10, 2004

    My 2-and 4-year-old LOVE this book!!!

    What a charming little book ~ and a quick read before bedtime! Whimsical animals, rhyming text and sweet little animations make this a favorite in our home. My 2 yr old loves the pictures and rhymes, and my 4 yr old is using it as a beginning reader book ~ I highly recommend!!!

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