Holidays - Seasons
Bank Street Children's Book Committee's Best Books of 2013 for Children Under Five
Accompanied by his dog, a rabbit, and a turtle, a boy patiently awaits Spring as he guards his planted seeds. Spare text and graceful, muted illustrations (4-6).
The wombat usually scratches, sleeps, and cuts grass, but a windfall of carrots disturbs his usual routine. Humorous acrylic illustrations (2-5).
Learn about Christmas and enjoy a treasure hunt for songs of the season. Soft oil illustrations (3-6).
A week of very cold weather in a small town brings out the best in everyone. What a relief when it’s over! Lively gouache on watercolor paper illustrations (4-6).
Seeds, plants, hatchlings, and a mantis all participate in seasonal changes depicted in a cumulative poem. Mixed-media illustrations (3-5).
Simple text and colorful cut paper illustrations are cleverly combined in this very easy-to-read story of a wintertime adventure (3-5).
In gentle rhyme, a child experiences a summer day with a joy that lasts until bedtime. Prismacolor illustrations describe her world with rich, glowing color (3-6).
Ten little mice seek shelter from the falling snow. The natural scene is set with luminous paintings (3-7).
As the hours pass by, Mr. Wolf wonders whether any of his friends remember that it’s his birthday. Humorous, detailed watercolor and ink illustrations (3-5).