A Rock Can Be . . .

byLaura Purdie SalasIllustratorVioleta Dabija

March 1, 2015|
A Rock Can Be . . . by Laura Purdie Salas
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A rock is a rock, part of cliff, road or sea. But now can you guess what else it can be?

A rock can be a…dinosaur bone, stepping-stone, hopscotch marker, fire sparker. Find out about the many roles a rock can play in this poetic exploration of rocks around the world.

Laura Purdie Salas's lyrical, rhyming text and Violeta Dabija's glowing illustrations make simple yet profound observations about seemingly ordinary objects and encourage readers to suggest "what else it can be!" Using metaphors for a leaf (tree topper / rain stopper), a rock (hopscotch marker / fire sparker), and water (thirst quencher / kid drencher), these insightful picture books creatively highlight a variety of roles and relationships in nature.

Laura Purdie Salas is the author of more than 130 books for kids, including If You Were the Moon, Water Can Be . . ., and Bookspeak! Poems about Books. Poetry and rhyming nonfiction books are her favorite things to write. Laura loves to do author visits, writing workshops, and teacher inservices. Read more about Laura and her work at l...
Title:A Rock Can Be . . .
Format:Picture Books
Product dimensions:32 pages, 10 X 10.13 X 0.35 in
Shipping dimensions:32 pages, 10 X 10.13 X 0.35 in
Published:March 1, 2015
Publisher:Lerner Publishing Group
Appropriate for ages:6 - 8
ISBN - 13:9781467721103

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