Will Spring Be Early? Or Will Spring Be Late?

Hardcover | January 5, 2016

byCrockett JohnsonIllustratorCrockett Johnson

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Crockett Johnson's charming book about a groundhog searching for signs of spring is now back in print! First published in 1959, this edition of the funny story about a Groundhog Day mix-up features refreshed cover artwork ready to delight a whole new generation of readers.

With slightly more text than Harold and the Purple Crayon, this book is great for beginning readers or for reading aloud with little ones. Pair it with Crockett Johnson's Time for Spring for even more snow-turned-to-springtime fun!

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Crockett Johnson's charming book about a groundhog searching for signs of spring is now back in print! First published in 1959, this edition of the funny story about a Groundhog Day mix-up features refreshed cover artwork ready to delight a whole new generation of readers.With slightly more text than Harold and the Purple Crayon, this ...

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It's the second day of February. Snow covers the field and the wind blows cold, but the Groundhog has a job to do. Will spring be early? Or will spring be late?When the Groundhog doesn't see his shadow, it's clear spring will be here soon. But wait! Is that a red flower sticking through the snow? "Spring is here now!" is the best predi...

Crockett Johnson, pen name for David Johnson Leisk, was born October, 20, 1906 in New York City. He studied art at Cooper Union in 1924 and New York University in 1925. He wrote political cartoons for the New Masses from 1940-1943. In 1942, his popular character Barnaby first appeared in the newspaper, PM, and was later syndicated into...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:48 pages, 8.5 × 6 × 0.25 inPublished:January 5, 2016Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0062430378

ISBN - 13:9780062430373

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“A delightful picture book with the usual Crockett Johnson charm.”