- Hardcover: 32 pages
- Publisher: Owlkids (March 15 2013)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 1926973593
- ISBN-13: 978-1926973593
- Product Dimensions: 27.3 x 1.3 x 21.6 cm
- Shipping Weight: 431 g
- Average Customer Review: 2 customer reviews
- Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #138,359 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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"Barron's gorgeous cut-paper collages are certainly the highlight, drenching every page in spring sights and colors." (Kirkus Reviews)
"The layered, 3D, cut-paper collage techniques employed by artist Ashley Barron provide an opportunity for children to become familiar with sorting and classification, balance, and pattern rules in a visually attractive way." (Resource Links)
"This terrific series provides cross-curricular activities for K-2 classrooms and non-formal learning environments." (Green Teacher Magazine)
"Vibrant collage illustrations captivate the reader in a visually stimulating reading and problem solving exercise." (Canadian Review of Materials)
"The lyrical, rhythmic text and Ashley Barron's unusual collage artwork will attract children in the early grades." (The Muskokan)
"Picture books which deal with mathematical concepts such as probability, ratio, and complex patterns are rare, and the charming illustrations of animals in spring make this book an attractive seasonal choice for young readers."
(Books for Kids Blog)
About the Author
LIZANN FLATT has written many information books for children, including The Nature Treasury and Let’s Go! A former editor of chickaDEE Magazine, her children’s writing has won many honors, including a Distinguished Achievement Award from The Association of Educational Publishers. She lives in Muskoka, ON. ASHLEY BARRON studied illustration at the Ontario College of Art & Design. She has since illustrated a number of books with Owlkids and Kids Can Press. Ashley shares a studio with her partner and three cats in Toronto, Ontario. Claudia Dávila was born in Chile and raised in Toronto, where she studied Fine Arts at York University. She is now a freelance designer, illustrator, and graphic artist and used to be the art director of chickaDEE and Chirp magazines. She lives in Toronto with her daughter and husband, fellow illustrator Michael Cho.