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Seasons: A Book of Poems

3.5 of 5 stars 3.50  ·  rating details  ·  20 ratings  ·  8 reviews
There is a special kind of quiet
every household knows
we hear it in our sleep
the first night it snows
In her first book written for beginning readers, Charlotte Zolotow's poetry evokes -- with her signature warmth and insight -- the highlights and emotions of a child's year. Erik Blegvad's drawings masterfully portray the scenes of nature, family, friendship, and solitude.
Hardcover, 64 pages
Published March 5th 2002 by HarperCollins (first published January 1st 2002)
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Kelly Grimes
I chose to read the poem Falling Leaves

Personal reaction- I really enjoyed this poem but only if it were to be read to a kindergarten or even younger grade level. It is very straight forward poem that can teach young children about the season of fall. I really enjoyed the illustration of this poem too. Even though it is a short poem, it still provides a illustration that adds to the poem, drawing my eyes to the poem and wanting to read the poem.I would have enjoyed this poem more if it were just
This is a book of over 40 poems about the seasons. Mostly told through the eyes of a child.

I would recommend this book for children K-3 grade. It has simple words for children learning to read the verses are clever, full of emotions, and entertaining. It is a book that is easily understood for younger children not yet able to read.
Very sweet poems about the seasons. They're short enough that beginning readers (and even more advanced readers) won't get bored. The vocabulary and rhyme is charming, simple but not dum dum... May even give them a nudge to draw what they've read : )
A great book of beginning poems with beautiful illustrations. I think my favorites were "First Snow" and "The Crickets."
I liked these poems.

One that I read was A small pine tree. It reminded me of this little Christmas tree I used to have.
I love this book of poetry. The poems are so simple,but poignant. It is a great introductory tool to poetry and the seasons.
Beautiful art by Erik Blegvad, reminds me of Ernest Shepard
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Charlotte Zolotow (born Charlotte Gertrude Shapiro) was an American author, poet, editor, and publisher of many books for children.
She was published by more than 20 different houses (many of which she has outlasted). She was an editor, and later publisher, at Harper & Row, which was called Harper & Brothers when she began to work there and is now known as HarperCollins.
Among the many write
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