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Little Cloud by Eric Carle
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Little Cloud (1996)

by Eric Carle

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This book is about a cloud who likes to change shape as he moves along in the sky.
  mbrandel | May 3, 2016 |
The Little Cloud book, I believe, is a metaphorical representation of living life, while everyone continues to do the same things as each other, worried about what might others think, while the one cloud, in this case the metaphor, does its own thing and "travels the road less traveled."
  HectorG | Apr 11, 2016 |
Great fiction book for doing a discussion about weather, making predictions, and beautiful illustrations.
  charity_thurman | Feb 23, 2016 |
This book is a trade board book. It is a book about a little cloud and his adventures after he gets separated from the other clouds. He forms into different objects or animals. For example the cloud changes into a sheep then an airplane and throughout different things. The illustrations of this book are super simple. They are painted pictures with only two colors. Blue and white. A teacher could use this book when they talk about cloud formations or talk about the weather even. ( )
  gtaft4 | Oct 1, 2015 |
This book is about a cloud that stay behind while the others move along. He is too busy to go with the other clouds because he is changing shapes to become a fluffy sheep, a zooming airplane, and even a clown with a funny hat. ( )
  ccampeaux | Apr 22, 2015 |
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The clouds drifted slowly across the sky.
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A very simple fiction book, Carle does a great job of kick starting the imagination of children. The possibilities of what a cloud can be is endless. Little Cloud could be a great way to get students thinking about clouds and wanting to observe them. The book follows a little clouds as it drifts away from other clouds, closer to the ground. Little Cloud turns into many shapes and objects as he drifts. The book ends with all the clouds coming together and raining. Asking students to look at the clouds for homework and draw at least one could begin a project of writing, science, and/or art.
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0698118308, Paperback)

The clouds drift across the bright blue sky--all except one. Little Cloud trails behind. He is busy changing shapes to become a fluffy sheep, a zooming airplane, and even a clown with a funny hat. Eric Carle's trademark collages will make every reader want to run outside and discover their very own little cloud.

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A little cloud becomes all sorts of things--sheep, an airplane, trees, a hat--before joining other clouds and raining. Carle's new picture book tells the story of Little Cloud, who lags behind the other clouds as they drift across a bright blue sky. Little Cloud is too busy changing shapes, becoming a fluffy sheep, a zooming airplane, and even a clown with a funny hat.… (more)

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