Winter Bees & Other Poems of the Cold

Winter Bees & Other Poems of the Cold

Book - 2014
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In this outstanding picture book collection of poems by Newbery Honor-winning poet, Joyce Sidman ( Song of the Water Boatman , Dark Emperor and Other Poems of the Night ) , discover how animals stay alive in the wintertime and learn about their secret lives happening under the snow. Paired with stunning linoleum print illustrations by Rick Allen, that celebrate nature's beauty and power.
Publisher: Boston :, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt,, 2014, ©2014.
ISBN: 9780547906508
Branch Call Number: J 811 SID
Characteristics: 29 pages : colour illustrations ; 25 x 29 cm.
Additional Contributors: Allen, Rick - Illustrator

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AMDLibrary
Oct 17, 2017

A wonderful collection of poems for the cold to read while snuggled up and enjoying a warm beverage! Learn a few fascinating details about what trees and animals do in the winter.

cmlibrary_rkimray Dec 12, 2016

One of my favorite poems in this collection is "Big Brown Moose", which has a fun rhyme scheme and works well as a transition between stories and songs in storytime. I also love "Chickadee's Song", which describes the tiny bird's song as laughing at the winter weather. This poetry collection also does a great job of explaining the science of winter, with a short factual paragraph on each page and a detailed glossary at the back!

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becalee
Feb 10, 2015

Lovely illustrations and always nice to add a little poetry to our reading list.

ChiPubLib_Kids Dec 12, 2014

Lyrical poems and informative text describe how plants and animals survive in the bitter cold of winter.

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