All Year Round

All Year Round


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A joyful look at the months of the year through the eyes of a young child. From January through December, experience a world of color, wonder, and silliness. March is for celebrating a birthday, July is for swimming upside down, September is for crunchy piles of leaves, and December is for a kingdom all in white. Experience a whole year to play and celebrate! Author and illustrator Emilie Leduc brings a vibrant year of childhood to life with her soft yet vivid illustrations and poetic text. Each month of the year shows off a new wonder, and the giddy smiles of the child in the story are sure to be contagious.

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781554984114
Publisher: Groundwood Books
Publication date: 08/11/2015
Pages: 36
Product dimensions: 8.00(w) x 8.00(h) x (d)
Lexile: AD480L (what's this?)
Age Range: 2 - 5 Years

About the Author

Emilie Leduc graduated in graphic design from the Université du Québec à Montreal in 2010. She studied animation at the Cégep du Vieux Montréal. She has worked as a graphic designer, animator and illustrator for various television series. In 2010, she received the Michèle Lemieux Award for Illustration. All Year Round was a finalist for the Governor General’s Award for Illustration in 2012. She lives and works in Montreal.

Read an Excerpt


I am a giant.
I tromp through the forest.
Crunch! Swoosh!

The wind sings me a nursery rhyme.

I love the month of January and the forest so white.



I say hello to the butterfly and he tells me his secret.
He has tasted the sweetness of dew.
I wish I could, too.

I love the month of May and the flowers with their bright colors.



The snow drifts everywhere.
But beneath my feet lie hidden treasures,
in all the colors of the rainbow.

I love the month of November
And the gentle flakes of snow.

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