Up, Down, and Around (Paperback)

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-An inviting introduction to the wonder of plants, food, and gardening. . . . Will be a favorite of teachers, students, and home readers alike.- -- KIRKUS REVIEWS
From seeds dropping into soil to corn bursting from its stalks, from children chasing butterflies to ants burrowing underground, everything in this vibrant picture book pulses with life --- in all directions Sprightly illustrations set the mood for a rhythmic text that follows nature's course to a feast of backyard bounty.

About the Author

Katherine Ayres is the author of A LONG WAYand MATTHEW'STRUCK. She says, -For me as a child, strawberries equaled summer. The best dinners were those with sweet corn and tomatoes fresh from my grandfather's garden.- She lives in Pittsburgh. Nadine Bernard Westcott has illustrated more than one hundred books for children. UP, DOWN, AND AROUND reminds her of her husband's garden: -By the end of summer, the squash, ornamental gourds, and pumpkins have taken over!- She lives in Nantucket, Massachusetts.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780763640187
ISBN-10: 0763640182
Publisher: Candlewick Press (MA)
Publication Date: February 26th, 2008
Pages: 32
Language: English
Series: Big Books