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Look What I Did with a Leaf (Naturecraft)by Morteza Sohi
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The brilliant colors of fall foliage take center stage in this picture book perfect for fans of the classic Red Leaf, Yellow Leaf.
With her trademark bold, graphic style Monica Wellington has created a picture book about autumn, trees, and leaves. When the seasons change, a young girl visits the arboretum to collect fallen leaves and make a book with them. Brilliant illustrations show each variety of tree the girl encounters, from the common oak to the lesser known gingko. Spreads silhouetting leaves up-close help young children learn to identify them. Like the girl in the book, young readers will be eager to make their very own leaf books.
Sohi gives careful directions on how to choose leaves for shapes and color, how to arrange them in animal forms, or natural scenes, and how to preserve the finished work of art. An American Bookseller "Pick of the Lists". Full-color leaf collages.
Using gorgeous illustrations, this fun- and fact-filled book shows young craft and nature lovers how to work with leaves and child-safe glue to create unique animals and colorful scenes. Perfect for the budding artist or naturalist. Full-color illustrations
Look What I Did with a Leaf! will show young art and craft lovers how to use nature's bounty to create fanciful animals and natural scenes. Readers will develop their artistic eye and soon learn to see the artistic possibilities that surround them. Morteza E. Sohi gives careful directions on how to choose leaves for shape and color, how to arrange them in an animal form, and how to preserve the finished work of art. A field guide helps young leaf artists learn more about the tools of their craft.
About the Author
Morteza E. Sohi has illustrated and designed many books for children published in his native Iran. Look What I Did with a Leaf!, his first book to be published in the United States was a best-seller with nearly 200,000 copies sold. He is also author of Look What I Did with a Shell!
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