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Snow Rabbit, Spring Rabbit: A Book of Changing Seasons (edition 2011)

by Il Sung Na

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Title:Snow Rabbit, Spring Rabbit: A Book of Changing Seasons
Authors:Il Sung Na
Info:Knopf Books for Young Readers (2011), Hardcover, 24 pages
Collections:Your library
Tags:Animals, Seasons, Multicultural

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Snow Rabbit, Spring Rabbit: A Book of Changing Seasons by Il Sung Na



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Snow Rabbit, Spring Rabbit by Il Sung Na is a great book for toddlers to engage in. Children are able to follow the rabbit through every page and observe other animals in their habitat. It is winter time and the animals are preparing for the cold days and nights which accompanies the snow. As winter turns to spring the animals all make changes according to the season. The book is fun for children and teaches them all about the ways of different animals and how they prepare for the seasons. ( )
  Laurwhit94 | Nov 23, 2015 |
27 months ( )
  maddiemoof | Oct 20, 2015 |
Beautiful artwork! ( )
  untitled841 | Aug 20, 2015 |
A lavishly illustrated tour of wild animals in their winter habitat, with a charming rabbit as guide. The landscape shifts perspective from page to page, as the rabbit peeks in on or mimics the other animals. It is a simple, lyrical narrative brought to life with gorgeous artwork, the season-change equivalent of A Book of Sleep (in which night turns to day). Children will have the opportunity to identify the animals (who aren't named in the text), describe what they are doing, and find the rabbit in each scene.

Song pairing: "Walking, Walking"
Song pairing: "Wheels on the Bus" (with geese, sheep, mice)
  rarewren | May 3, 2014 |
A book of changing season using animals and what they do when the weather starts to turn cold.
  MissCABCCrystal | Mar 27, 2014 |
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“Whimsy” is a word that runs rampant in the description of children’s literature, but Il Sung Na’s picture books certainly merit the label. “Snow Rabbit, Spring Rabbit” is the latest of Na’s deceptively simple storybooks (“A Book of Sleep,” “Brrrr: A Book of Winter”), where a straightforward tale of nature or nighttime is elevated by distinctive illustration into a somewhat more enchanted realm than that of mere snowfall and frozen dirt.
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0375867864, Hardcover)

What do the animals do when the snow falls to the ground and all the trees are bare?  Some fly long distances, while some swim to warmer waters.  Some take a long, warm sleep where they live, while others have a thick, cozy coat and can stay in the snow!

As with Il Sung Na's previous books, Snow Rabbit, Spring Rabbit is filled with rich illustrations, charming animals, and a simple, lyrical text—all wrapped up in a gorgeous package. It's a gentle introduction to the ideas of adaptation, hibernation, and migration, and an exhuberant celebration of changing seasons.

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While other animals migrate, hibernate, or stay busy all winter, a little white rabbit watches.

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