21st out of 109 books — 24 voters
I See a Song (Blue Ribbon Book)
by Eric Carle
Full color. 32 p. Ages 3-6. Pub: 9/96. The award-winning author of The Very Hungry Caterpillar and other bestselling books now invites young imaginations to soar with this brightly illustrated new story. When the musician plays his violin, a world of shapes and color swirls into life. "(Carle) gets an A+ for inventiveness."--Publishers Weekly. Full color.
Paperback, 32 pages
Published December 31st 1998 by Scholastic US
(first published 1973)
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Apr 13, 2012 Lucero Hernandez rated it 4 of 5 stars
When reading I See a Song, I thought about the way that people tend to think about music and about how different music makes us think and feel. Well music also helps us see different visions. This is a great book to help students begin to think critically about music. This would be an excellent way for students to get involved in creative writing. Play a song for the class and allow for the students to write about how they can relate or connect to the song. Students can also involve themselves i...more
I See a Song is yet another beautiful book from Eric Carle. It is full of beautiful illustrations, like all books from Carle. It's about a conductor who states he "sees a song", and by doing so, the pages are full of vibrant color. It is a genius idea for a picturebook with little amounts of text. I give it an A+!
This book really called on my imagination as I read the book. I kept thinking how fun this book would be to read to a group of students and have them come up with the music they imagination. I liked the book.
Eric Carle (born June 25, 1929) is a children's book author and illustrator, most famous for his book The Very Hungry Caterpillar, which has been translated into over 30 languages. Since The Very Hungry Caterpillar was published in 1969, Eric Carle has illustrated more than seventy books, many best sellers, most of which he also wrote, and more than 71 million copies of his books have sold around...moreMore about Eric Carle...