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Comets, Stars, the Moon, and Mars: Space Poems and Paintingsby Douglas Florian
Synopses & Reviews
Blast off with Douglas Florian's new high-flying compendium, which features twenty whimsical poems about space. From the moon to the stars, from the Earth to Mars, here is an exuberant celebration of our celestial surroundings that's certain to become a universal favorite among aspiring astronomers everywhere. Includes die-cut pages and a glossary of space terms.
"To top off this feast for the eyes, occasional die-cuts provide telescopic windows onto adjoining spreads, firmly establishing for the reader the truth that space is a vast continuum, with new surprises in every corner of the sky. Each poem receives a thumbnail gloss at the end, offering additional facts or extending the information presented earlier. Glorious." Kirkus Reviews
A poetry collection that's truly out of this world.
Fresh, funny, and full of verve and variety, this clever book of 22 illustrated poems about school captures what kids love to do when class lets out.
That wonderful bell begins to ring.
Everyone knows that the best part of the school day is the moment it ends! After school, kids can hang out with their friends, play video games, attend music lessons, avoid chores, practice sports, do homework...well, maybe that last part isn't so great, but the rest is a blast!
Blast off with Douglas Florian's new high-flying compendium, which features twenty whimsical poems about space.
From the moon to the stars, from the Earth to Mars, here is an exuberant celebrationand#160;of our celestial surroundings that's certain to become a universaland#160;favorite among aspiring astronomers everywhere.
Includes die-cut pages and a glossary of space terms.
About the Author
Douglas Florian is the creator of many acclaimed picture books, including Mammalabilia, Insectlopedia, and Beast Feast. He lives in New York City.
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