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Frederick by Leo Lionni

Frederick (original 1963; edition 1973)

by Leo Lionni

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Authors:Leo Lionni
Info:Dragonfly Books (1973), Paperback, 32 pages
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Frederick by Leo Lionni (1963)

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This is another great book from Leo Lionni. It has a great story line, illustrations, and theme for children. This book follows a young mouse- Fredrick- and his family as they prepare for winter and how they will handle those dreary months. Fredrick prepares through taking in all the sights, smells, and feel of the fast passing summer days and turns those moments into words for his family to experience during the winter. This story shows children just how powerful words can be. ( )
  kvc62 | Apr 16, 2015 |
I read this several times when my sons were pre-schoolers. A variation of Aesop's "Ant & Grasshopper" fable - and typical of Lionni's work. It takes me, with my Ant-like work ethic, a bit of work to appreciate Lionni's world-view - but it's worth it. A modern classic. ( )
  Cheryl_in_CC_NV | Apr 14, 2015 |
3-7 years.
  Sarah.Lew | Mar 31, 2015 |
The illustrations are not appealing. I think that young readers would pass this book because of the illustrations. Good book to show that people work in different way, some use their body for labor and other use their mind; however, they both work as hard to create harmony in life.
  JoseJay | Mar 16, 2015 |
I gave this book 4 stars because it's a great read a loud by Leo Lionni. There are a lot of similarities between this story and The Little Red Hen. You could read both stories and have students do a compare and contrast writing assignment. ( )
  ramfam5 | Mar 15, 2015 |
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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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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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