On the Same Day in March: A Tour of the World's Weather

On the Same Day in March: A Tour of the World's Weather


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780064435284
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 12/24/2001
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 40
Sales rank: 390,452
Product dimensions: 8.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.09(d)
Lexile: AD810L (what's this?)
Age Range: 4 - 8 Years

About the Author

Marilyn Singer has written over fifty books for young readers, including poetry, fairy tales, mysteries, and young adult novels. Marilyn and her husband, Steve Aronson, live in Brooklyn, New York, where the weather in March is sometimes stormy and cold and sometimes warm and sunny.

Frané Lessac is an American who has traveled all over the world. She now lives in Fremantle, Australia, but always looks forward to visiting Texas with her family. To bring the Lone Star State to life with gouache paints, Frané did extensive research using a video camera, a still camera, and actual and virtual tours. She is the illustrator of more than thirty books for children, including Capital! Washington D.C. from A to Z and New York, New York! The Big Apple from A to Z, both by Laura Krauss Melmed.

Read an Excerpt

In Northern Kenya

The rains come,
And all in one day,
They leave the gift of a river.
Everyone, hurry!
Come drink!
Come play!
Before the sun shines
And, all in one day,
Takes the river away.

On the same day in March ...

On the Same Day in March. Copyright © by Marilyn Singer. Reprinted by permission of HarperCollins Publishers, Inc. All rights reserved. Available now wherever books are sold.

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On the Same Day in March a Tour of the World's Weather 4.5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
mrcmyoung on LibraryThing 8 months ago
What a great idea for a book! Start at the North Pole and work your way down the globe, describing different weather on the same day. Many of Singer's vignettes in different locations stand alone as poems, but taken as a whole they open up the world to students and encourage them to put their tiny place of the world in the context of the whole planet. I would bring a globe and a flashlight out after reading this book to start discussing the relationship between Earth, the sun and our weather and seasons.
patsila on LibraryThing 8 months ago
Use this book with a globe to really help your child understand seasonal changes and how one day can be so different in the many parts of our world.