Some Things Go Together

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HarperCollins Publishers, 1987 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 24 pages
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Rhythmic couplets pair such good things as gardens and flowers, clocks with hours, sky with blue and me with you. Brightly coloured pictures build whole stories around each pairing in this illustrated book for young children.

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User Review  - jaelynculliford - LibraryThing

This book is a great addition to your classroom library if you are teaching the younger grades. It's a fun book that help children make a connection with objects and details. It's fun to read and the children won't even notice that it is poetry. Read full review


User Review  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

The cozy, 30-year-old title gets bright new illustrations from Wolff and is primed for a new generation of children. Tiny couplets—"Pigeons with park/Stars with dark/Sand with sea/and you with me ... Read full review

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About the author (1987)

Charlotte Zolotow was born Charlotte Gertrude Shapiro on June 26, 1915 in Norfolk, Virginia. She studied at the University of Wisconsin, where she took classes in art, writing and child psychology. She began her publishing career in New York, in the adult trade-book division of what is now known as HarperCollins, but eventually took a job in the children's division. As an editor, she presided over her own imprint, Charlotte Zolotow Books. She was named publisher emerita at HarperCollins in 1991. Her first picture book, The Park Book, was published in 1944. During her lifetime, she wrote more than 90 children's books including Mr. Rabbit and the Lovely Present, My Grandson Lew, William's Doll, The Hating Book, and The Seashore Book. In 1998, the Cooperative Children's Book Center (CCBC) at the Univeristy of Wisconsin - Madison's School of Education established the Charlotte Zolotow Award, which is an American literary award presented annually for outstanding picture book writing published in the United States in the preceding year. Zolotow died on November 19, 2013 at the age of 98.

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