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Posts Tagged ‘picture book’

Stars Beneath Your Bed: The Surprising Story of Dust

Saturday, August 27th, 2005

This nonfiction book weaves together stars, sunsets, comets, meteors, dust, dinosaurs, daily activities and even, in a small way, Martin Luther King. Read this book and think big about very small things. Learn how bits of all of us and all that we do help create the colors of the sunset. (more…)

Ant, Ant, Ant: An Insect Chant

Thursday, August 25th, 2005

This follow-up to the wildly popular TROUT, TROUT, TROUT: THE FISH CHANT celebrates American insects and insect diversity in general through a wild chant of their common names. Backmatter includes fun facts about each kind of insect featured. Trip Park’s illustrations are zanier than ever as he tackles the insect world.  

For English/Language Arts and Science standards met by this book, check the standards page.

Trout, Trout, Trout: A Fish Chant

Sunday, August 29th, 2004

A wildly popular gift for fishermen young and old, this fish chant is a celebration of North American freshwater fish. Rhyme, rhythm, repetition, voice, and wacky illustrations bring this book to life. The backmatter is full of facts about each fish. If you’re studying rivers, streams, lakes, fish, or just how to have fun with words, this book is a great resource, not to mention plain ol’ fun.For standards, see standards page.

Noodle Man: The Pasta Superhero

Friday, August 2nd, 2002

Turtle, Turtle, Watch Out! — Old Edition

Thursday, August 1st, 2002

This book is being released with expanded, updated text and new illustrations in 2009.

Dig, Wait, Listen: A Desert Toad’s Tale

Tuesday, August 21st, 2001

Explore life cycles, amphibians, desert creatures, rain, and the skill of listening by experiencing the suspense and lyrical language of this award-winning nonfiction book about a spadefoot toad in the Sonoran Desert.

Standards can be found here.

If You Should Hear a Honey Guide

Tuesday, August 1st, 1995

Follow the honey guide as she leads you through the African landscape to a sweet rewared. Symbiosis, Africa, birds, zebras, bees, and honey all show up in this award-winning nonfiction picture book about the honey guide, a unique bird that has an extraordinary relationship with people.

Also available in a French edition: L’oiseau a Miel, Archimede publishing, Paris.

About Me
April Sayre

April Pulley Sayre is an award-winning children’s book author of over 55 natural history books for children and adults. Her read-aloud nonfiction books, known for their lyricism and scientific precision, have been translated into French, Dutch, Japanese, and Korean. She is best known for pioneering literary ways to immerse young readers in natural events via creative storytelling and unusual perspectives.

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