Entries Tagged as 'Spring'

Guess What Is Growing Inside This Egg

April 13th, 2011 · No Comments · Books

Review By HUYEN MACMICHAEL Mia Posada hatches a great children’s book that appeals to children’s curiosity and fascination with the natural world. She uses a couple rhyming sentences to hint at a mysterious animal in an egg before adding the refrain, “Can you guess what is growing inside this egg?” The watercolor and cut paper […]

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Quiet Bunny’s Many Colors

April 12th, 2011 · No Comments · Books

Review By JENNIFER KALI Quiet Bunny sees the beautiful spring colors around him – the red tulips, the yellow sun, the blue jays, the green frogs – and is sad that he is the dull brown and white color of winter.  Quiet Bunny rolls in red clay, covers himself in honey and yellow dandelions, squishes […]

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The Rabbit Problem

April 11th, 2011 · 2 Comments · Books

Review By JESSICA ALMY Illustrating Fibonacci’s famous Rabbit Problem, in which the mathematician explored the numerical ramifications of  a hypothetical world in which a rabbit population increases exponentially, Emily Gravett’s delightful picture book follows a rabbit family through a year. Set up like a calendar, the book serves two equally important purposes: 1) to interest […]

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The Happy Egg

April 6th, 2011 · No Comments · Books

Review By JESSICA ALMY Ruth Krauss and Crockett Johnson, the team behind The Carrot Seed, created this lovely little book, which captures the life of an egg in simple terms for young listeners and beginning readers. While the use of the pronoun “it” may cause some people to cringe, vegans will appreciate that this book […]

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