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Frederick by Leo Lionni

Frederick (1968)

by Leo Lionni

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Frederick teaches children about teamwork (from the brothers). It is also a good book when teaching a poetry lesson. Or a science lesson when learning about the changing seasons.
  ChloeFukuda | Nov 28, 2016 |
Frederick is a sage little mouse who understands that while material possessions are gone, your well being goes much farther. To prepare for winter, Frederick takes in the last of the sunshine and color before the cold and grey sets in. In the end, Frederick and his friends discover that he is quite the poet. This would be a great book to use when teaching writing, particularly when trying to teach why we write. It would also be well used for teaching poetry, something that can be tricky to make appealing. ( )
  ShelbyEllis | Nov 27, 2016 |
frederick doesn't work but he does gather all the wonderful things from the summer while the other mice work to gather food. during the winter he gives his friends poems about all the wonderful things from summer to help them during the winter.
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  TUCC | Nov 21, 2016 |
This book has unique illustrations and uses higher vocabulary. This book is also a good teaching tool to inform students about what animals do to prepare for winter.
  tsmugz | Sep 6, 2016 |
Genre: Fantasy
Medium: gouache, watercolor
This is a story about a family field mice collecting food for the winter. Once mouse doesn't help collect food, instead he is sitting around, and says he is collecting color and words. In the end, when there isn't food left, he uses the color and words to make the other mice happy. I like this book, because the illustrations are very different from a lot of picture books. A cute poem is also presented at the end of the book. I could use this book when talking about seasons with my class, I would use it as an anticipatory set, since there isn't any factual information about the seasonal changes. I also think this would be a good book to use for an art lesson, and kids could try to mimic Leo Lionni's illustrations, using chunks of construction paper.
  sophiadale | Aug 2, 2016 |
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A publicação de Frederico[1] (2004), uma fábula de Leo Lionni que recria, com laivos de modernidade, o texto clássico de A Cigarra e a Formiga, também revela as potencialidades que este tipo de estrutura narrativa revela em edições contemporâneas. Neste caso concreto, Frederico, o protagonista, encarnará a figura do poeta como um elemento fundamental na sociedade, uma vez que as suas criações não só enchem de beleza e de alegria a vida dos outros, como desempenham um papel tão crucial como os próprios alimentos. De alguma forma, assiste-se, no caso concreto deste texto, a uma subversão da fábula tradicional, uma vez que a figura da cigarra, cantora e dançarina, despreocupada em relação ao futuro, é agora transformada num ratinho que se inspira no sol e nas cores de Verão (e na observação da beleza da paisagem natural que o rodeia) para recriar as palavras e, de alguma forma, o mundo. Os leitores já não encontrarão uma cigarra cujo amor pelas artes é castigado, mas a defesa de que todas as actividades humanas, realizadas com empenho e paixão, são úteis para a sociedade, uma vez que o trabalho de Frederico é reconhecido e elogiado por todos, incluindo aqueles que, no início, tinham alguma dificuldade em compreender a sua singularidade. | Ana Margarida Ramos
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Rondom de weide waar koeien graasden en de paarden draafden, stond een muur van oude , oude stenen.
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0394826140, Paperback)

While the other field mice work to gather grain and nuts for winter, Frederick sits on a sunny rock by himself. “I gather sun rays for the cold dark winter days,” he tells them. Another day he gathers “colors,” and then “words.” And when the food runs out, it is Frederick, the dreamer and poet, whose endless store of supplies warms the hearts of his fellow mice, and feeds their spirits during the darkest winter days. Frederick’s story will warm readers as well in this Caldecott Honor winning fable.

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Better Beginnings Favourite Authors. While the other mice work hard to store food, Frederick the mouse thinks and dreams so that he can lift everyone's spirits during the long cold winter days. Includes simple related craft activity. 2-5 yrs.

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