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The Year Comes Round: Haiku Through the Seasons


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Publisher Comments:

"Brown bear politely/offers to surrender his/den to nosy skunk." Twelve nature-themed haiku accompanied by lush illustrations take the reader from January to December. A great way to introduce children to the traditional Japanese poetry form.


Nature-themed haikus describe each month of the year.

About the Author

Sid Farrar works in publishing and lives with his wife, Wendy, in Minneapolis, Minnesota. He has three grown children, Dan, Rose, and Jacob and a grandson, Vinny. Sid wrote poems for his kids when they were little, including some of the poems in this book. He enjoys the change of seasons on his walks in the woods and around the lakes of Minnesota and Wisconsin. Ilse Plume is a collector and illustrator of children's songs and folktales from around the world. Her first book, The Bremen Town Musicians, was a Caldecott Honor book for 1981. She has since created many other beautiful works, including The Twelve Days of Christmas and The Velveteen Rabbit. She lives in Boston, Massachusetts.

Product Details

Farrar, Sid
Albert Whitman & Company
Plume, Ilse
Poetry-A to Z
seasons, fall, winter, spring, summer, haiku, haikus, poem, poems, poetry, children s book, picture book, Caldecott Honor Winner, autumn, animals, nature, environment
Edition Description:
Picture book
Publication Date:
Grade Level:
from P up to 2
10 x 8 in
Age Level:
from 4 up to 7

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