Butterfly Eyes and Other Secrets of the Meadow

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Houghton Mifflin, 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  - Cheryl_in_CC_NV - LibraryThing

Another winner from Sidman, five stars each for the poetry, the science *and* the art. In other words, 15 star book. This one is different than the others I've read so far. It's interactive. There are ... Read full review

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User Review  - JenniferNapoleon - LibraryThing

I would use this book as a part of a science unit on the life around a meadow. I would also use it to build vocabulary, teach art mediums and teach the life that exists around the meadow. Read full review

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About the author (2006)

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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