Weather: Poems for All Seasons (Turtleback School & Library Binding Edition)

Weather: Poems for All Seasons (Turtleback School & Library Binding Edition)

by Lee Bennett Hopkins, Melanie W. Hall
     
 

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FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY. A collection of poems describing various weather conditions, by such authors as Christina G. Rossetti, Myra Cohn Livingston, and Aileen Fisher.See more details below

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FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY. A collection of poems describing various weather conditions, by such authors as Christina G. Rossetti, Myra Cohn Livingston, and Aileen Fisher.

Editorial Reviews

Children's Literature - Marilyn Courtot
Come and celebrate the seasons and all the variations weather brings in this breezy collection of poems. From the bright sun shining like a pancake stuck in the sky; to the wind blowing kites and clouds shaped like fluffy sheep, readers can revel in the warmth of spring and summer. Whether a walk in the warm rain, watching fog creep "on little cat feet" or scrunching snow and tasting icicles is more appealing, there are poems to suit all in this "An I Can Read Book."
Hazel Rochman
ger for reading aloud. Simple poetry is a natural way to introduce kids to reading. In this title in the fine I Can Read series, Hopkins' excellent choices are easily accessible in large type with a spacious design and brightly colored illustrations. From the catchy nonsense of X. J. Kennedy's "Snowflake Souffle" ("Bake it in an igloo / Throw it on a plate") to the simple, surprising imagery of Valerie Worth's "Sun" to Hopkins' own onomatopoeic "Thunder," the short lines, satisfying rhyme, and physicalness of the words can lure beginning readers--and also younger listeners--to the joy of sounds that make sense.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780785761402
Publisher:
Demco Media
Publication date:
05/28/1995
Series:
I Can Read Book 3 Series
Edition description:
THIS EDITION IS INTENDED FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY
Pages:
61
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.50(d)
Age Range:
4 - 8 Years

Meet the Author

Lee Bennett Hopkins's poetry anthologies include Days to Celebrate, Marvelous Math, which won a Parents' Choice Gold Award and was a Reading Rainbow selection, Spectacular Science, and Got Geography! He has also received a Christopher Award and the University of Southern Mississippi's Medallion for “lasting contributions to children's literature." Lee Bennett Hopkins lives in Cape Coral, Florida.

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Grayness

Fog on the river
fog in the trees
gray mist moving
the golden leaves
Willow bending,
dancelike,
long arms trailing,
trancelike.
Gray morning
gray light
gray mist
gray night.

By Charlotte Zolotow

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