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Posts Tagged ‘picture books’

Army Ant Parade

Friday, August 2nd, 2002

Army ants, tropical forests, and symbiosis play into this suspenseful insect picture book. Enjoy the Panamanian parade! This book is based on our real experiences in ant swarms in Panama.

Crocodile Listens

Wednesday, August 1st, 2001

A tasty frog croaks. Delicious warthogs tromp by. Crocodile doesn’t move. She hasn’t eaten in weeks. But she only lies and listens. Crocodile has a secret hidden in the sand.

The Hungry Hummingbird

Wednesday, August 1st, 2001

A young nonfiction picture book illustrated by Gay W. Holland. This story follows a young hummingbird as it tests out various food sources, sometimes with humorous results. Includes the sapsucker connection. (more…)

Home At Last: A Song of Migration

Monday, January 31st, 2000

Caribou, lobsters, warblers, arctic terns, and many other animals have two homes and migrate in between. Join migration creatures on their journey and rejoice when they reach their destination with the soothing refrain “home at last.” This bedtime book, which has many layers of meaning, is also a great classroom book for the study of fluency, voice, and refrain.

Splish, Splash, Animal Baths

Thursday, January 27th, 2000

A school library edition photo picture book.

About Me
April Sayre

April Pulley Sayre is a photo-illustrator and award-winning author of over 65 books including Bloom Boom, Warbler Wave, Full of Fall, and Thank You, Earth.  Her read aloud picture books, known for their lyricism, playful voice, and scientific precision, have been translated into Korean, French, Dutch, Japanese, Chinese, and Arabic. Sayre’s ten photo-illustrated books include the classic Rah, Rah, Radishes and Raindrops Roll, which was both an ALA Notable and a NCTE Orbis Pictus Honor Book. Best in Snow received four starred reviews and was on many 2016 best book lists.  Learn more…



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