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Time for a field trip to the farm to see chicks hatchâand discover opposites too! It's still a little cold and wet outside, but it's warm and dry inside the barn where the eggs are waiting. You'll find things that are big and little, short and tall, from beginning to end of this springtime story.
The Spring Festival in the Engadine Mountains is celebrated by marching through village streets with bells to drive winter away. For the occasion, Ursli, a small Swiss boy, is determined to bring down a big bell from the top of the mountain.
The sun announces to the earth that spring has arrived, the earth wakes the earthworm who then starts an awakening process all through the natural world ending with a family waking to join in the celebration of spring.
Jeanne-Marie has two pets - a white duck named Madelon and the white sheep Patapon. But Madelon swims away down the river. Jeanne-Marie and Patapon look for her - their search follows the repetititve pattern little children love. And in the end Madelon introduces them to a new friend!
In this rhythmic springtime tale, animals of all kinds get ready to sleep. As the sun sets, fish find a place to hide, cats curl up, and sheep huddle in their wool coats. Still, not everyone is asleep . . . the minnow, the kitten, the lamb--and a little boy--are all awake (but not for long!).
When Possum is awakened on the first day of spring by a loud noise that won't stop, he and all the other animals, who have also had their winters' sleep disturbed, set out to discover who is making all the racket.
As his friends Bird, Mouse, and Bear celebrate the arrival of spring, Rabbit finds more and more things to dislike about the change of seasons until, at last, he admits that spring can be full of pleasant surprises.
It's springtime. Naomi knows the season by hearing its familiar sounds and savoring its tastes and smells. Although Naomi is blind, she creates a rainbow in her mind, allowing her to sense the breathtaking, sunbursting feeling of spring.
Spring has arrived at Sugar Hill Farm. Big sister Audrey is busy helping Dad as he makes maple syrup. Younger sister Kate also wants to contribute but it seems that she is just too little. Will she find a way to do her part?
In this cozy picture book-about a modern-day family in New England collecting sap to make maple syrup- two young brothers take pride in finally being able to help with every step of the sugaring-off process. Nan Rossiter's beautiful illustrations are infused with the light of early spring, and there are woodland animals and birds to spot on every page. An afterword explores the legendary beginnings of sap gathering and broadens the usefulness of the book.
Brothers Ethan and Seth spend a long day helping their parents gather sap and make maple syrup when March brings the first hint of spring to their New England farm. Includes a legend of how Native Americans first began to make and use maple syrup.
One day, a cat and dog meet on a bench. The cat eats her lunch. The dog reads his book. But the sun twinkles, the breeze blows, and there's something sweet in the air. This is a beautifully illustrated story of the joys of spring and finding a new friend.