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Summertime Waltz
By Gabi Swiatkowska (illustrator) and Nina Payne
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Publisher Farrar Straus & Giroux
Publication date May 3, 2005
Binding Hardcover
Book category Juvenile Fiction
ISBN-13 9780374372910
ISBN-10 0374372918
Dimensions 0.50 by 9.75 by 9.75 in.
Weight 0.80 lbs.
Availability§ Out of Print
Original list price $16.00
Other format details juvenile
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Summary
Poetic words and dreamlike pictures evoke the lush scents, sounds, and feel of the full lingering days of summer, as children grab every moment of evening light until their parents call them home.
Amazon.com description: Product Description:
A poetic interpretation of the summer evenings of childhood

Lovely the lateness
in summertime darkening.
Dinner is over.
The grownups are talking.

Seizing their moment, the children steal away from the dinner table to play out of doors, until it's too dark to see the ball and their mothers call them home.

Finely wrought oil paintings, beguiling and dreamlike in their detail, give a free-spirited interpretation of the poem. Together, words and pictures evoke the lush scents, sounds, and feel of the full lingering days of summer, when outside and inside is lost in the doorways.


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9780374372910 | details & prices | 9.75 × 9.75 × 0.50 in. | Rec. grade levels Preschool | 0.80 lbs | List price $16.00
About: Illustrations and rhythmic text describe the delights of a summer evening.

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