Winter Bees & Other Poems of the Cold by Joyce SidmanWinter Bees & Other Poems of the Cold by Joyce Sidman

Winter Bees & Other Poems of the Cold

byJoyce SidmanIllustratorRick Allen

Hardcover | November 4, 2014

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Come to the bitter cold that blows through these poems! Feel the warmth of life that breathes into the beaver burrowing deep beneath the snow. Discover the safe places where creatures survive, and how they stay alive in the wintertime-until&nbsp roots poke from puddles of slush and broken ice to welcome the sun! Then watch as spring melts the frost from this outstanding collection of poems paired with stunning linoleum prints that celebrate nature, along with her beauty and power.
The Newbery Honor Award winner Joyce Sidman is simply one of the best poets writing for children today. For her body of work, she recently won the Award for Excellence in Poetry for Children. She lives in Wayzata, Minnesota, where she has grown to know the cold.   Rick Allen endures the winter by pressin...
Title:Winter Bees & Other Poems of the ColdFormat:HardcoverDimensions:32 pages, 9.5 × 11 × 0.39 inPublished:November 4, 2014Publisher:Houghton Mifflin HarcourtLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0547906501

ISBN - 13:9780547906508


Editorial Reviews

* Each poem brings a sense of humor, respect, or wonder to its subject." - Publishers Weekly, starred review * "Concluded with a glossary of big but fascinating words, this is equally suited to curricular units and cozy reads in front of a fire." - Booklist, starred review * "A work to be savored by young artists and scientists." - Kirkus, starred review * "Winter Bees distinguishes itself with a focus on the science of animal survival, coupled with superlative illustrations. Readers young and old will enjoy this winter journey and marvel at the wonders of nature." - School Library Journal, starred review "A handsome, persuasive, and authentic ambassador for creatures in their natural state." -Horn Book Magazine "A collection that's as crisp as the first snowfall, Winter Bees is the pefect way to pass a chilly afternoon." -Bookpage "This author-artist duo makes winter wonder-filled." -Shelf Awareness * "Sidman is a master at retaining overall momentum while giving the individual poems their own form and style." - Bulletin, starred review "