A Child's Calendar

byJohn UpdikeIllustratorTrina Schart Hyman

Paperback | September 1, 2002

A Child's Calendar by John Updike
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One of the first major award-winning titles to feature an interracial family, A Child's Calendar combines the star power of John Updike and Trina Schart Hyman.

Celebrate the little moments that make each month special in this Caldecott Honor book, featuring twelve poems about a family and the turn of the seasons. From the short, frozen days of January, through the light of summer, to the first snowflakes of December, Updike's poems rejoices in the familiar, wondrous qualities that make each part of the year unique.

Hyman's award-winning paintings--modeled after her own daughter, son-in-law and grandchildren--depict an interracial family going about the business of their lives throughout the year: sledding in January, watching fireworks in July, and playing in the autumn leaves.

A perfect read-aloud for the family, throughout the whole year.
John Updike (1932 - 2009) was born in Shillington, Pennsylvania, and studied at Harvard College and the Ruskin School of Drawing and Fine Art in Oxford, England. The author of more than forty books, his works include collections of short stories, poems, and criticism. His novels have won the Pulitzer Prize, the National Book Award, and...
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Title:A Child's CalendarFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:32 pages, 9.5 X 8.5 X 0.1 inShipping dimensions:32 pages, 9.5 X 8.5 X 0.1 inPublished:September 1, 2002Publisher:Holiday HouseLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0823417662

ISBN - 13:9780823417667

Appropriate for ages: 5 - null

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