Butterfly Eyes and Other Secrets of the Meadow

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Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2006 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 38 pages
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Discover the hidden world of the meadow in this unique combination of poetry riddles and science wisdom. Beginning with the rising sun and ending with twilight, this book takes us on a tour through the fields, encouraging us to watch for a nest of rabbits, a foamy spittlebug, a leaping grasshopper, bright milkweed, a quick fox, and a cruising hawk.

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User Review  - mcnicol_08 - LibraryThing

A beautiful book of poems and riddles that allows the reader to read riddles about various species of meadows, and then read facts about the species from the riddles. I love how Joyce Sidman has ... Read full review

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User Review  - kacieholt - LibraryThing

This book is a wonderful blend of poetry and science. The book is setup to introduce two things that live in a meadow, with the question of "what is it," or "who am I" at the end. Along with the poem ... Read full review


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Beth Krommes is the Caldecott Winning illustrator of The House in the Night and other beautifully illustrated, much-acclaimed picture books like Swirl by Swirl , and Butterfly Eyes and Other Secrets of the Meadow . She lives in Peterborough, NH. Visit www.bethkrommes.com . Newbery Honor winner Joyce Sidman is simply one of the best poets writing for children today. Her accolades include a Lee Bennet Hopkins Award, winner of the Cybil Award, Texas Bluebonnet Master List, two Caldecott Honors, winner of the Claudia Lewis Award, and many stars and notables and best of lists. For her award-winning body of work, she recently won the Award for Excellence in Poetry for Children. She lives in Wayzata, Minnesota. Visitwww.joycesidman.com

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