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At the Pond

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At the Pond
Written by David Elliott
Format: Hardback
ISBN-13: 9781536205985
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At the Pond

author: David Elliott
illustrator: Amy Schimler-Safford

The red-winged blackbird spreads his tail
and sings his hello morning song;
he has sung it since the bright
and misty world began.

When the soft pink of the dawn sun starts peeking over the pond, a new day has begun for all the animals who live in it and around its watery edges. The friendly duck family, the mysterious water striders, and the busy beaver are a few of the many fascinating and familiar animals included in this glowing poetic tribute to the lively ecosystem of the pond. A companion to In the Sea, In the Wild, On the Farm, and In the Woods, At the Pond brings readers to the pondís sun-dappled shores, pairing David Elliottís witty and enchanting animal poems with Amy Schimler-Saffordís luminous and evocative scenes of pond life. Back matter notes about the animals and plants will further captivate young nature lovers.

A lyrical narration and breathtaking illustrations transport us to the world of a pond with all its sights, sounds, and pulsing life.
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1536205982 /  9781536205985
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Illustrated Poetry / Hardback
age range:
3 yrs - 7 yrs
# of pages/size:
40 / 9 5/8" x 10 5/8"
grade range:
Preschool - Grade 2
Juvenile Fiction; Animals; Science & Nature; Poetry;
author’s comments:
David Elliott is the author of many books for young readers, including In the Woods, On the Farm, In the Wild, In the Sea, and In the Past, companion books to At the Pond. He is also the author of Baabwaa and Wooliam, illustrated by Melissa Sweet. David Elliott lives in New Hampshire.
illustrator’s comments:
Amy Schimler-Safford is the illustrator of several books for children, including Inkyís Amazing Escape by Sy Montgomery and Why Is the Sky Blue? by Geraldine Taylor. She has also illustrated apparel, fabric, greeting cards, gift wrap, and more. Amy Schimler-Safford lives in Georgia.
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