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The Winter Wren

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When his village suffers from a hard winter, Simon, whose mother laughs at his foolishness, goes in search of spring.
Published October 1st 1988 by Farrar Straus Giroux (first published September 1st 1984)
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We got this book from the library and we love it. It's a myth about how a boy sneaks around Winter's farm to find and wake up a captive Spring.
A delightful take on Winter and Spring. I loved the illustrations and the story. It had the feel of a folk tale, which I love.
Beautiful picture book about the change from winter to spring!
A charming tale of old man winter getting bested by children searching for princess spring
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Brock Cole was born a year before the Second World War in a small town in Michigan. Because of his father's work, his family moved frequently, but he never regarded these relocations as a hardship.

"I thought of myself as something of an explorer, even though my explorations never took me very far. I had a deep and intimate acquaintance with woodlots, creeks, lakes, back streets, and alleys all ove
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