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Seasons: A Book of Poems
Charlotte Zolotow
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Seasons: A Book of Poems

3.67  ·  Rating Details ·  24 Ratings  ·  12 Reviews
Charlotte Zolotow is a revered name in children's literature. She is a prolific, much-honored author with over seventy titles published, including the classic Mr. Rabbit and the Lovely Present,illustrated by Maurice Sendak, and the groundbreaking William's Doll, illustrated by William Péne du Bois. In addition, she has been a distinguished editor and publisher (she is now ...more
Published March 1st 2003 by Turtleback Books (first published 2002)
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Katie Fitzgerald
In this easy-to-read poetry collection, prolific children's author Charlotte Zolotow shares her impressions of the four seasons. The book is divided into four parts. Winter Bits talks of snow, wind, and warm clothes. Spring Things focuses on birds, plants, and breezes. In Summer Thoughts, Zolotow describes butterflies, flowers, and bugs. Finally, in The Feel of Fall, the year winds down with Halloween, falling leaves, and golden fields.

I was surprised when I read the jacket of this book and foun
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.
Aug 28, 2013 Andi rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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 : )
Mandy Robek
Jul 11, 2016 Mandy Robek rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: poetry, 2016
Happy to discover Charlotte Zolotow has written poems for early readers. Lots of poems to enjoy to help savor the seasons.
Jul 21, 2011 Hannah rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
A great book of beginning poems with beautiful illustrations. I think my favorites were "First Snow" and "The Crickets."
Jun 18, 2008 Dana rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: poems
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.
Apr 12, 2013 Ruth rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I love this book of poetry. The poems are so simple,but poignant. It is a great introductory tool to poetry and the seasons.
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Denise Talamantez
I love how each of the seasons are portrayed by the superb illustrations.
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Beautiful art by Erik Blegvad, reminds me of Ernest Shepard
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May 26, 2016 Marie rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Very refreshing, the small things in life are often times the best.
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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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