GREENEditorial Review - Kirkus - Jane Doe
In lush paintings outfitted with cleverly positioned die cuts, Seeger's latest explores the color green.In four simple quatrains, two-word lines each suggest a kind of green, introducing a scene that might show natural, domestic or built elements: "forest green / sea green / lime green / pea green." Two die-cut leaves on a tree in the forest's foreground become, with a page turn, two fish swimming ... Read full review
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You could certainly use this beautiful book as a mentor text for young writers. Laura Vaccaro Seeger details how this book came to be and her writing thought process in this great blog post: http://forum.teachingbooks.net/?p=9802. I loved the pictures of her journal: they are between a storyboard and a seed journal. You could to use the book and this post for a mini-lesson on choosing topics (how a word can become a topic), seed journals, adjectives (writing color poems), digital writing (storyboarding/illustrations for a short text or poem), Earth Day or an environmental topic.
Review: GreenUser Review - Jessica Lopez - Goodreads
I never would have thought a simple book about one color could be so amazing. The author uses die cut pages that create a story with each page you turn. Her approach demonstrates the variety that exists within one concept. Read full review