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If you look closely, you will find that the world is bursting, swelling, budding, and ripening with round things awaiting discovery--like eggs about to hatch, sunflowers stretching toward the sun, or planets slowly spinning together for billions of years. Whimsical and imaginative, this poetic ode to all that is round and full of wonder by the Newbery Honor-winning author and poet Joyce Sidman, with illustrations by the two-time New York Best Illustrated Book award recipient Taeeun Yoo, inspires curiosity and wonder for this (round) little earth we call home.
Audience: Ages 4-7.
K to grade 3.
Ages 4-7.
K to grade 3.
Ages 4-7.
K to grade 3.
Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, [2017]
Copyright Date: ©2017
ISBN: 9780544387614
Branch Call Number: JP Sidma
Characteristics: 1 volume (unpaged) : chiefly colour illustrations ; 24 cm
Additional Contributors: Yoo, Taeeun - Illustrator


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Apr 08, 2018

This book reminded me of the wonderful Mister Rogers. It has a quiet elegance about it, very much like some of the stories he would read. Beautiful.

Dec 04, 2017

What a beautiful book. I love the spare text full of descriptive words. So many jumping off places for conversation with your little one.

ArapahoeLauren Nov 28, 2017

This book has deliciously descriptive vocabulary. You can imagine what's happening right from the page. The book gives a broad storyline, and the pictures give context clues where children use their background knowledge from nature and real things. This is a beautiful book that caregivers can use lots of mathematical language and extend through open ended questions. This book is recommended for ages 3-4 years and up.

nmaryann Mar 22, 2017

"I can be round, too... / in a circle of friends / with no one left out."

A celebration of all things round! This book ends with back matter that describes round things (nuts, seeds, bubbles, eggs, nests, etc) in our world. A perfect book to share with children in preschool and kindergarten.

Taeeun Yoo's mixed-media illustrations radiate a bright and bold palette.

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