Everyone Starts Small

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Everyone Starts Small
Written by Liz Garton Scanlon
Format: Hardback
ISBN-13: 9781536226157
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Everyone Starts Small

author: Liz Garton Scanlon
illustrator: Dominique Ramsey

Sun grows beams
and Grass grows blades
and Cloud cannot contain herself.

Spring rains change Water from a tumbling creek to a roaring river and bring Tree nutrients it needs to stretch toward the sky. As Sunís rays intensify, the sprouts and fruits and insects of the forest grow and bloom and develop, all working together in harmony. Even Fire, whose work causes Tree to ache from the inside, brings opportunity for the next generation of flora and fauna. Paired with the vivid, organic imagery of Dominique Ramsey, Liz Garton Scanlonís poetic tribute to our planetís resilience is a resonant story of life, death, and regeneration.

Sun and Grass, Water and Tree, Fire and Rainónatureís cycle of creation unfolds in a compelling lyrical text and striking illustrations.
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1536226157 /  9781536226157
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Picture Book Fiction / Hardback
age range:
4 yrs - 8 yrs
# of pages/size:
40 / 9 1/16" x 10 5/8"
grade range:
Preschool - Grade 3
Juvenile Fiction; General; Science & Nature; Poetry (see Also Stories In Verse); Seasons;
author’s comments:
Liz Garton Scanlon is the author of many books for young people, including the Caldecott Honor picture book All the World, illustrated by Marla Frazee, and her debut novel for middle-grade readers, The Great Good Summer. Her recent novel Loloís Light was a Kirkus Reviews Best Middle-Grade Book of the Year. Liz Garton Scanlon is on the faculty of the Vermont College of Fine Arts and lives in Austin, Texas.
illustrator’s comments:
Dominique Ramsey is an award-winning illustrator and designer whose work has been featured by the Society of Illustrators, the Art Directors Club, American Illustration, and more. Everyone Starts Small is her debut picture book. Dominque Ramsey lives in North Carolina.
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