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And Then It's Spring - Julie Fogliano, Erin E. Stead
And Then It's Spring
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Following a snow-filled winter, a young boy and his dog decide that they've had enough of all that brown and resolve to plant a garden. They dig, they plant, they play, they wait . . . and wait . . . until at last, the brown becomes a more hopeful shade of brown, a sign that spring may finally be... show more
Following a snow-filled winter, a young boy and his dog decide that they've had enough of all that brown and resolve to plant a garden. They dig, they plant, they play, they wait . . . and wait . . . until at last, the brown becomes a more hopeful shade of brown, a sign that spring may finally be on its way. Julie Fogliano's tender story of anticipation is brought to life by the distinctive illustrations Erin E. Stead, recipient of the 2011 Caldecott Medal.  And Then It's Spring is one The Washington Post's Best Kids Books of 2012.One of Kirkus Reviews' Best Children's Books of 2012
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Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9781596436244 (1596436247)
ASIN: 1596436247
Publisher: Roaring Brook Press
Pages no: 32
Edition language: English
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Fallen Over Book Reviews
Fallen Over Book Reviews rated it
3.0 Time for spring
When K picked this book out I thought it would be more a good story getting us ready for Spring. The book seemed dull to me and maybe that was because it wasn't brightly colored and I am use to reading books that are. Plus the boy never looked happy. This little boy is planting seeds and waiting for...
By Singing Light
By Singing Light rated it
0.0 And Then It's Spring
I’ve been interested recently in books about the seasons, or that tie into them in some way. Fogliano and Stead have created a wonderful little book about spring coming, which is just the sort of thing I like. Spare, poetic language (this is how you do poetry in picture books) and spare, gentle illu...
ereksonj
ereksonj rated it
This reminds me of the way Peter Rabbit is structured. The ending of the story suggests that there is a 'message' (in this case, something like 'just be patient and the green spring will come'). But the entire arc of the story, all the memory and the interesting things that happen, happens in the m...
Peace, Love & Books
Peace, Love & Books rated it
5.0 And Then It's Spring (Booklist Editor's Choice. Books for Youth (Awards))
Beautiful and delightful!
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