The Dandelion's Tale: Read & Listen Edition [NOOK Book]

Overview

In this poignant story about the friendship between a dandelion and a sparrow, young readers are given a reassuring, yet emotionally powerful introduction to the natural cycle of life. One fine summer day, when Sparrow meets a dandelion with only 10 seed pods left, he asks how he can help. Dandelion laments that a short while ago, she was the brightest yellow, but now a strong wind could blow away her remaining pods and no one will remember her. Together, they decide to write Dandelion's story in the dirt, and so...
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Overview

In this poignant story about the friendship between a dandelion and a sparrow, young readers are given a reassuring, yet emotionally powerful introduction to the natural cycle of life. One fine summer day, when Sparrow meets a dandelion with only 10 seed pods left, he asks how he can help. Dandelion laments that a short while ago, she was the brightest yellow, but now a strong wind could blow away her remaining pods and no one will remember her. Together, they decide to write Dandelion's story in the dirt, and so Dandelion tells Sparrow all the things she has seen and loved. Later that night, a storm changes everything. . . . But the tale of Dandelion lives on. This Read & Listen Edition contains audio narration.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780385391849
  • Publisher: Random House Childrens Books
  • Publication date: 3/11/2014
  • Sold by: Random House
  • Format: NOOK Kids Read to Me
  • Age range: 3 - 7 Years
  • File size: 17 MB
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Meet the Author

KEVIN SHEEHAN wrote The Dandelion's Tale for his children when they were young. This is his first children's book. ROB DUNLAVEY's illustrations have been featured in the New York Times, the Boston Globe, BusinessWeek, and the Los Angeles Times, among many other publications. A prolific diarist, Dunlavey has filled nearly one hundred black sketchbooks. He lives in suburban Boston with his wife, two teenage daughters, a tuxedo-clad cat named Cupcake, and Bruce, a self-reliant tropical fish. This is his first children's book.
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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 28, 2014

    Heartfelt tale.

    This book is my daughters favorite book. It is a poignant story without overwhelming her. It has opened up heartwarming discussions with my daughter to ease her fears of the future. Highly recommend this book.

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