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Tell Me a Season
By Mary McKenna Siddals and Petra Mathers (illustrator)
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Houghton Mifflin
Publication date August 24, 2001
Binding Paperback
Book category Easy Fiction
ISBN-13 9780618130580
ISBN-10 0618130586
Dimensions 0.25 by 6.75 by 6.75 in.
Weight 0.20 lbs.
Availability§ Publisher Out of Stock
Original list price $6.99
Other format details juvenile
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Summaries and Reviews
Summary
Simple descriptive text and lavish full-color artwork offer a glimpse of the four seasons as they change the outdoor landscape of one family's home in a visually stunning introduction to colors and the calendar. Reprint.
Amazon.com description: Product Description:
“This small and simple concept book describes the colors in a spring morning, a summer day, a fall evening, and a winter night. Four specific scenes lead up to each panoramic double-page spread that features a farmhouse with a girl and a boy, a cat and a dog. Siddals’s appropriately straightforward and economical text is brought to life by Mather’s folksy watercolors. . . . It is well done without being overdone, and the size is just right.” —School Library Journal

“Cheerful yet elegant, spare yet satisfying, compact yet enveloping: these are hardly the words usually associated with simple concept books for the youngest children. But words and paintings combine to create a season book that surprises to the end. . . . Both author and artist capture the seasons with poetic intensity and wonder, finishing after ‘Winter night’ with the simplest yet pleasing conclusion: ‘Good night.’”—ALA Booklist

“A book of simple but deeply gratifying pleasures.” —Publishers Weekly


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Paperback
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from Houghton Mifflin (August 24, 2001)
9780618130580 | details & prices | 6.75 × 6.75 × 0.25 in. | Rec. grade levels Preschool | 0.20 lbs | List price $6.99
About: Nature displays different colors to announce the seasons of the year and the time of day
School and Library
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from Clarion Books (March 1, 1997)
9780395710210 | details & prices | 26 pages | 8.75 × 7.50 × 0.50 in. | Rec. grade levels Preschool | 0.50 lbs | List price $14.00
About: Nature displays different colors to announce the seasons of the year and the time of day

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