Product Details
List Price:
$7.95
Ages:
7 to 99
Grades:
2
Pages:
32
Trim Size:
9.5" x 8.5"
Published:
03/2019
Imprint:
Wordsong
ISBN-13: 978-1-68437-278-2
Lexile Level:
830L

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About the Book

Overview

In this nature-inspired poetry picture book, contemplative poems and photos about water combine allowing young readers to see the world in new ways. Nature's beauty is captured in twelve thoughtful poems and breathtaking pictures in this winner of the John Burroughs Nature Books for Young Readers Award. Watery reflections provide an appropriate backdrop for author Jane Yolen's musings on nature, such as a raccoon swimming with his reflected self, the water-jagged legs of a snowy egret, and the double danger of a hungry alligator at the edge of a swamp. Jason Stemple's photographs offer whimsical peeks at the natural world we rarely chance to see. This artistic collaboration gives a unique opportunity to think about the world.  

Meet the Author

Jane Yolen

Jane Yolen is a poet and author of children's books, fantasy, and science fiction. She has been called the Hans Christian Andersen of America and the Aesop of the twentieth century, and her books and stories have won numerous awards, including the Caldecott Medal, two Nebula Awards, and two Christopher Medals, among many others.

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Meet the Photographer

Jason Stemple

Jason Stemple is a freelance photographer whose work has appeared in more than ten books for young readers, including acclaimed poetry books by his mother, Jane Yolen. He lives in Charleston, South Carolina.

 

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