A Child's Calendar

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Holiday House, Sep 1, 2002 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 32 pages
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Enhanced with bold illustrations, this collection of poems celebrates the joys and traditions of holidays throughout the year and the diverse beauty that comes with each of the four seasons. A Caldecott Honor Book. Reprint.

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I enjoyed the poems and the illustrations. - LibraryThing
The illustrations are also excellent. - LibraryThing
There is a lot of imagery in each poem. - LibraryThing
The illustrations are supberb. - LibraryThing

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User Review  - Kayla Sveen - Goodreads

A Child's Calendar included poems for all the 12 months of the year. It was written by John Updike and illustrated by Trina Schart Hyman. I thought the illustrations fit the lines of the poems for ... Read full review

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User Review  - Karell Detsay - Goodreads

A Child's Calendar by John Updike These poems complement each month and they are great for children to learn the months and all the characteristics that each one has. Some of the vocabulary used is a ... Read full review

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About the author (2002)

John Updike was born in 1932 in Shillington, Pennsylvania, and studied at Harvard College and the Ruskin School of Drawing and Fine Art in Oxford, England. The author of more than forty books, his works include collections of short stories, poems, and criticism. His novels have won the Pulitzer Prize, the National Book Award, and the National Book Critics Circle Award. He lives in Massachusetts.

Trina Schart Hyman was born in 1939 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and attended the Philadelphia College of Art, the Boston Museum School of Fine Arts, and the School for Applied Art in Stockholm, Sweden. She has illustrated more than one hundred books for children. Her work has received the Caldecott Medal, Caldecott Honor awards, and the Boston Globe Horn Book Award. She lives in New Hampshire.

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