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Come to the bitter cold that blows through these poems! Feel the warmth of life that breathes into the beaver burrowing deep beneath the snow.

Discover the safe places where creatures survive, and how they stay alive in the wintertimeand#8212;untiland#160; roots poke from puddles of slush and broken ice to welcome the sun!

Then watch as spring melts the frost from this outstanding collection of poems paired with stunning linoleum prints that celebrate nature, along with her beauty and power.

Synopsis:

Award-winning artist Sylvia Long and author Dianna Hutts Aston have teamed up again to create this gorgeous and informative introduction to seeds. Poetic in voice and elegant in design, the book introduces children to a fascinating array of seed and plant facts, making it a guide that is equally at home being read on a parent's lap as in a classroom reading circle.

Synopsis:

Winter Bees and Other Poems of the Cold summons forth the charms and dictates of winter. Just as Joyce Sidman captured the drama of the pond in Song of the Water Boatman and the night woods in Dark Emperor and Other Poems of the Night, here she captures the drama of the cold.

and#160;

Why donand#8217;t snakes freeze to death?

and#160;

How does the tiny honeybee survive frost?

Learnand#160;aboutand#160; the secret lives of animals happening under the snow and howand#160;itand#160;buds to spring!

Synopsis:

Award-winning artist Long and author Aston have teamed up to create this gorgeous follow-up to their "An Egg Is Quiet," introducing children to a fascinating array of seed and plant facts. A Junior Library Guild Selection. Full color.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780811855204
Author:
Aston, Dianna Hutts
Publisher:
Chronicle Books (CA)
Manufactured:
Chronicle Books
Illustrator:
Long, Sylvia
Author:
Sidman, Joyce
Author:
Hutts Aston, Dianna
Author:
Long, Sylvia
Author:
Chronicle Books
Author:
Allen, Rick
Subject:
General
Subject:
Seeds
Subject:
Nature & the Natural World - General
Subject:
Children s-General
Subject:
Children s-Plants and Trees
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Cloth
Publication Date:
20070431
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
from 1 up to 4
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Full-color illustrations
Pages:
32
Dimensions:
9.5 x 11 in 1 lb
Age Level:
08-12

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Product details 32 pages Chronicle Books - English 9780811855204 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , Award-winning artist Sylvia Long and author Dianna Hutts Aston have teamed up again to create this gorgeous and informative introduction to seeds. Poetic in voice and elegant in design, the book introduces children to a fascinating array of seed and plant facts, making it a guide that is equally at home being read on a parent's lap as in a classroom reading circle.
"Synopsis" by ,

Winter Bees and Other Poems of the Cold summons forth the charms and dictates of winter. Just as Joyce Sidman captured the drama of the pond in Song of the Water Boatman and the night woods in Dark Emperor and Other Poems of the Night, here she captures the drama of the cold.

and#160;

Why donand#8217;t snakes freeze to death?

and#160;

How does the tiny honeybee survive frost?

Learnand#160;aboutand#160; the secret lives of animals happening under the snow and howand#160;itand#160;buds to spring!

"Synopsis" by , Award-winning artist Long and author Aston have teamed up to create this gorgeous follow-up to their "An Egg Is Quiet," introducing children to a fascinating array of seed and plant facts. A Junior Library Guild Selection. Full color.

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