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Questions, Questions by Marcus Pfister

Questions, Questions (edition 2011)

by Marcus Pfister

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Title:Questions, Questions
Authors:Marcus Pfister
Info:NorthSouth (2011), Hardcover, 32 pages
Collections:Your library
Tags:picture book PS - gr 2, questions, inquiry, nature, thinking, reflection

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Questions, Questions by Marcus Pfister



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Really nice book with gentle open ended discussion questions. WE loved the illustrations the best. The Author/Artist explains his technique in detail and we will definitely be using this book to spring board into a summer painting project. Nicely done! ( )
  dms02 | Feb 27, 2014 |
I love, love, love the illustrations. The texture is amazing. The composition is understated but thoughtful and pleasing, and the colors are bright but not at all crayon-boxy. The technique (acrylic paint stamped onto paper with cardboard shapes) would be super fun to share with kids.

I am feeling too grown-up and pragmatic today, however, to enjoy the questions. ("How do birds learn how to sing? / What brings summer after spring?") I was hoping for more imaginative ones, but I understand that for younger listeners these questions are still full of mystery. I'd bring it out for teachers looking for writing prompts.
  MelissaZD | Dec 31, 2013 |
A series of unanswerable questions are posed, with poetic responses and sparkling illustrations. ( )
  debnance | Nov 23, 2011 |
beautiful, thoughtful book, with perfect illustrations. ( )
  melodyreads | Sep 22, 2011 |
Simple, thoughtful and artistic. Guaranteed to elicit questions.

"How do birds learn how to sing? What brings summer after spring? What turns leaves from green to brown and sends them floating gently down?"

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How do birds learn how to sing?
What brings summer after spring?
What turns the leaves from green to brown
and sends them floating gently down?

In thirteen engaging couplets, Marcus Pfister opens children’s eyes to the wondrous mysteries all around them.

(retrieved from Amazon Thu, 12 Mar 2015 18:07:53 -0400)

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