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Frederick by Leo Lionni
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Frederick (original 1968; edition 1967)

by Leo Lionni (Author)

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Frederick, the poet mouse, stores up something special for the long cold winter.
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Title:Frederick
Authors:Leo Lionni (Author)
Info:Trumpet Club (1967), Edition: Revised Edition, 31 pages
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Frederick by Leo Lionni (1968)

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Frederick seems like he is not helping his mouse family prepare for winter. But when the cold, dark nights come, Frederick has more to contribute than they realized.

A nice antidote to the fable of the ants and the grasshopper. Frederick does contribute to the society, even if his contribution doesn’t look the same as everyone else’s. Really nice artwork that looks like cut paper. ( )
  norabelle414 | Mar 20, 2024 |
This is like one of those "ART IS NECESSARY" books. ( )
  LibrarianDest | Jan 3, 2024 |
Winter is coming, and all the mice are gathering food . . . except for Frederick. But when the days grow short and the snow begins to fall, it's Frederick's stories that warm the hearts and spirits of his fellow field mice.
  PlumfieldCH | Dec 7, 2023 |
Winter is coming, and all the mice are gathering food . . . except for Frederick. But when the days grow short and the snow begins to fall, it's Frederick's stories that warm the hearts and spirits of his fellow field mice.
  PlumfieldCH | Nov 17, 2023 |
Primary. This book focuses on a somewhat troublesome mouse who does not want to help his friends prepare for the winter in the usual ways. Instead, Frederick spends his time and energy taking in the colors and feelings of the seasons to share during the long winter. This is an interesting text but could be good in a primary classroom. Lionni's books are best paired with Vivian Paley Gussin's book, the Girl with the Brown Crayon, as a way to consider to teach it.
  sarahcasimes | Apr 20, 2021 |
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I guess I can't really imagine who doesn't want to know the story of Frederick. I think it's a really important fable, I suppose, about doing the thing you can do in the circumstances you're in. The other mice are quite judgemental towards Frederick in the first half of the book, and they keep saying, you know, 'Aren't you going to do something useful, aren't you going to help us gather in the corn?', and he's really definite, he's never aggressive or defensive, he's just really definite that, no, this is what he does. He's gathering colours so that they'll have them in the winter. He's gathering words so that they'll have poems in the winter. He's gathering light so they'll have light in the dark.

(BBC Sounds, starting at 12.00).
 
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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All along the meadow where the cows grazed and the horses ran, there was an old stone wall.
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A mouse shares stories with his friends to get them through the winter. This shows the kids the power of story telling.

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