Swirl by Swirl: Spirals in Nature

byJoyce SidmanIllustratorBeth Krommes

October 4, 2011|
Swirl by Swirl: Spirals in Nature by Joyce Sidman
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A Caldecott medalist and a Newbery Honor-winning poet celebrate the beauty and value of spirals.What makes the tiny snail shell so beautiful? Why does that shape occur in nature over and over again-in rushing rivers, in a flower bud, even inside your ear?
With simplicity and grace, Joyce Sidman''s poetry paired with Beth Krommes''s scratchboard illustrations not only reveal the many spirals in nature-from fiddleheads to elephant tusks, from crashing waves to spiraling galaxies-but also celebrate the beauty and usefulness of this fascinating shape.
The Newbery Honor winner and Sibert Medalist Joyce Sidman is today''s foremost nature poet for children. Accolades for her books include two Caldecott Honors, a Lee Bennet Hopkins Award, winner of the Claudia Lews Award, and many stars and best of lists. For her award-winning body of work, she won the Award for Excellence in Poetry f...
Title:Swirl by Swirl: Spirals in NatureFormat:Picture BooksProduct dimensions:40 pages, 9.25 X 9.25 X 0.38 inShipping dimensions:40 pages, 9.25 X 9.25 X 0.38 inPublished:4 octobre 2011Publisher:Houghton Mifflin HarcourtLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:054731583X

ISBN - 13:9780547315836

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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