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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0439831067, Hardcover)
There's never been a more charming explanation of time for young readers.
"How long is a second?"
"A second is a hiccup--the time it takes to kiss your mom, or jump a rope, or turn around."
The newest book by acclaimed picture-book creators Hazel Hutchins and Kady McDonald Denton explains units of time in imaginative terms children can understand: A second lasts as long as a hiccup; a week is seven sleeps; and a year is the time it takes to grown into new shoes!
Any parent who's been asked, "How long is a minute?" or any kid who's wondered, "What does 'an hour' mean?" will enjoy this smart, simple, and surprising book.
(retrieved from Amazon Thu, 12 Mar 2015 18:06:55 -0400)
Simple rhyming text explains the length of a second, a minute, an hour, and more.
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