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Step Gently Out by Helen Frost

Step Gently Out (edition 2012)

by Helen Frost

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Title:Step Gently Out
Authors:Helen Frost
Info:Candlewick (2012), Hardcover, 32 pages
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Step Gently Out by Helen Frost

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Ooh, lovely. Wonderful photography, plus a poem that scans and rhymes and works well read one line at a time very slowly and read together without pause on its own. ( )
  MelissaZD | Dec 31, 2013 |
Ooh, lovely. Wonderful photography, plus a poem that scans and rhymes and works well read one line at a time very slowly and read together without pause on its own. ( )
  MelissaZD | Dec 31, 2013 |
A gorgeous interplay of poetry and photography. ( )
  scote23 | Dec 26, 2013 |
A book of stunning close up photographs and cute poems that go with the pictures. It is a perfect book for children and everyone who loves nature. ( )
  lianaanishchenko | Dec 5, 2013 |
I think this book was awesome. I would definitely use this in a science class, I love the close ups of the insects. This book helped show what people don't really look it, it's really interesting. ( )
  HillaryBertucci | Nov 23, 2013 |
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0763656011, Hardcover)

Stunning close-up photography and a lyrical text implore children to look more closely at the world around them.

Be still, and watch a single blade of grass.
An ant climbs up to look around.
A honeybee flies past.

What would happen if you walked very, very quietly and looked ever so carefully at the natural world outside? You might see a cricket leap, a moth spread her wings, or a spider step across a silken web. In simple, evocative language, Helen Frost offers a hint at the many tiny creatures around us. And in astonishing close-up photographs, Rick Lieder captures the glint of a katydid's eye, the glow of a firefly, and many more living wonders just awaiting discovery. Fascinating facts about all the creatures pictured may be found at the end.

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Close-up photos and lightly-rhymed declarative verse capture a bug's-eye view of nature and encouarge children to experience the world outside their doors with care and openness. Includes insect facts. "Step gently out, be still and look closely at the world just outside your door-you are sure to be amazed by the tiny creatures you can find. You might see a cricket leap and land, a moth open her wings, a spider walking across the air, or maybe even a praying mantis looking back at you!"--Dust jacket.… (more)

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