Swing Around the Sun: Poems (Google eBook)
Four renowned children's book artists--Cheng-Khee Chee, illustrator of Old Turtle; Janice Lee Porter, illustrator of Hope; Mary GrandPre, illustrator of the U.S. editions of the Harry Potter series; and Stephen Gammell, winner of the Caldecott Medal for Song and Dance Man--join to depict the beauty of the four seasons in this new edition of the poetry collection Swing around the Sun, originally published in 1965 by Barbara Juster Esbensen. Sure to captivate readers of all ages, this powerful combination of poetry and artwork will bring each season to life--year after year.
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Review: Swing Around the SunUser Review - Barbara - Goodreads
Delightful poetry with stunning illustrations. Barbara Esbensen's poetry has a freshness and joy which leaps from the page. Read full review
Review: Swing Around the SunUser Review - Jessica - Goodreads
The pictures really reflect the poems (for example, they pictures are fuzzy and gloomy in the March and rainy poems and the pictures are clear and bright for the summer). The illustrations are just beautiful and the language is also. This book does a good job portraying nature and the seasons. Read full review