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Five senses, four seasons. From the sounds of the birds singing in the trees to the feel of the first snowflake, it's a whole year of discovery and changes, a whole year to grow and learn with nature...

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Five senses, four seasons. From the sounds of the birds singing in the trees to the feel of the first snowflake, it's a whole year of discovery and changes, a whole year to grow and learn with nature...

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Publishers Weekly
With an emphasis on taste, smell, and outdoor activity, Crausaz guides readers through the seasons of the year in this understated and evocative French import. Crisp, delicate digital artwork set against mostly plain backgrounds keeps the focus on the freckled, rosy-cheeked girl who peeks through a cherry tree's branches in spring ("It's cherry time. Are they as sweet as last year's?"), plays in the sand of a beach come summer, and enjoys "one last taste of snowflakes" before winter turns back to spring. Exuding an overall serenity, the book should have children seeking out the sights, smells, and sounds of the passing seasons. Ages 4–8. (Mar.)
Children's Literature - Jillian Kobelin
Watch the seasons change in this beautifully artistic children's book. The simple prose follows a young girl as she delights in the pleasures that each season brings. Some occurrences are general, such as the crisp leaves of fall. Others acknowledge specific, intimate encounters, such as the tickle of a summer ladybug. One familiar depiction of summer shows the young girl taking a bite out of a sand-covered apple on the beach, while an accurate portrayal of the silence of snow fills the page with hundreds of tiny snowflakes. Each page describes a specific sense that one might come across during each season—sounds, smells, tastes, touches and sights. But what makes this book unique is the beauty of the organic illustration. The pages are filled with the colors and images of nature, created with simple, natural lines. This book would be a wonderful addition to any school, library or home collection, as all children can relate to the joys of the seasons! Reviewer: Jillian Kobelin
School Library Journal
K-Gr 2—An introduction to the seasons through the five senses. Starting in spring, the minimal text and graphic-style illustrations interpret the sights, smells, sounds, feel, and tastes. Each sense is illustrated on uncluttered spreads in colors that depict the changing landscape. Limited in detail, the illustrations use color to symbolize the text. For example, in summer watery blue and green lines represent the ocean, and dark, hazy colors signify winter's fog. While accurate, some of the depictions for a particular sense might be a little abstract for most children. The one or two lines of text combined with the illustrations require youngsters to stretch their imaginations, thus making this simple concept book suitable for early elementary students.—Margaret R. Tassia, Millersville University, PA
Kirkus Reviews - Kikus Reviews

This French import features a black-haired girl who experiences a simple, sensory progress through the seasons. The few sentences per spread are directed to readers. "Can you hear that? You're not scared, are you? It's just a summer storm... / the air is warm, but the water is cold." Each sense is engaged, in summer, in addition to hearing storms and feeling water, readers see fireflies, smell tomato and basil in the garden and taste "sand in your mouth!" The graphically designed, flat-dimension illustrations are both attractive and subtly effective in pairing the senses with the seasons as the girl enjoys the special moments of nature year-round. The simple shapes and graceful lines play with perspective and contrast to enhance the sense of movement while retaining a unity of aesthetic. A sturdier binding than the paper-covered boards would be better for library use, but those families that discover it will find it a refreshing change from glossier, louder American picture books. A sort of visual haiku. (Picture book. 4-7)

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This French import features a black-haired girl who experiences a simple, sensory progress through the seasons. The few sentences per spread are directed to readers. "Can you hear that? You're not scared, are you? It's just a summer storm... / the air is warm, but the water is cold." Each sense is engaged, in summer, in addition to hearing storms and feeling water, readers see fireflies, smell tomato and basil in the garden and taste "sand in your mouth!" The graphically designed, flat-dimension illustrations are both attractive and subtly effective in pairing the senses with the seasons as the girl enjoys the special moments of nature year-round. The simple shapes and graceful lines play with perspective and contrast to enhance the sense of movement while retaining a unity of aesthetic. A sturdier binding than the paper-covered boards would be better for library use, but those families that discover it will find it a refreshing change from glossier, louder American picture books. A sort of visual haiku. (Picture book. 4-7)

Pamela Paul
This beautifully illustrated French import stands out from many guides to the seasons by framing the weather in terms of a child's sensory experience.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781610670067
  • Publisher: Kane/Miller Book Publishers
  • Publication date: 3/1/2011
  • Pages: 40
  • Age range: 3 - 8 Years
  • Product dimensions: 7.30 (w) x 8.80 (h) x 0.40 (d)

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