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Catch the Sky: Playful Poems on the Air We Share

Catch the Sky: Playful Poems on the Air We Share

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"Clever and effective for the pre- and primary school nature shelves."--Kirkus

In the vein of Jack Prelutsky and Dennis Lee comes a celebration of the sky with thirty zippy poems that will lift kids' spirits and let their imaginations soar.

What do you see when you look up at the sky? In this "lyrical" picture book (Booklist) for ages 3-8, the award-winning and critically-acclaimed children's poet, Robert Heidbreder, shares thirty memorable poems that capture the magic and beauty of all the wonderful things kids can see when they gaze at the sky. Gorgeous illustrations by artist and naturalist Emily Dove depict a diverse cast of children playing and cheering under a sky filled with birds and balloons, snow and shooting stars, sunflowers and falling leaves, and helicopters and kites.

"A multicultural cast of children are shown reveling in the outdoors. Readers are encouraged to observe and appreciate the natural world around them."

Author: Robert Heidbreder
Publisher: Greystone Kids
Published: 09/29/2020
Pages: 40
Binding Type: Hardcover
Weight: 1.05lbs
Size: 11.20h x 9.10w x 0.50d
ISBN: 9781771646314
Audience: Ages 4-8

Review Citation(s):
Publishers Weekly 10/19/2020
Kirkus Reviews 06/15/2020
Booklist 07/01/2020 pg. 56

About the Author

ROBERT HEIDBREDER is an award-winning author who, for thirty years, taught primary-grade children, who in turn taught him to love playing with language. He lives in North Vancouver, BC.

EMILY DOVE is an illustrator, author, and certified naturalist who uses illustration as a tool to educate and inspire others. She lives in Cleveland, Ohio.

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