SUMMER WONDERS by Bob Raczka and illustrated by Judy Stead (Albert Whitman & Co. 2009)

May 18, 2009 at 2:28 pm Leave a comment

summer-wondersIn under fifty words, Raczka and Stead have captured the shimmering magic of summer  –  on beaches, in pools, in backyards, and on picnics. From youngest to oldest, everyone finds something to love about summer. Gardens, sunshine, star-gazing, and dripping ice cream cones convey the leisure and lushness of hot, carefree days. The words are well chosen and the illustrations show everyone finding a special activity that can be best done in summer. The last page has a recipe for mini ice pops that can be simply made in an ice cube tray. Hurray for summer!

Picture Book, Recommended- Lillian Hecker (Pelham)

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