A Day for Skating

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A Day for Skating
Written by Sarah Sullivan
Format: Hardback
ISBN-13: 9780763696863
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A Day for Skating

author: Sarah Sullivan
illustrator: Madeline Valentine

Tap and step,
then slide and turn.
Whoops! Fall down.
Thatís how we learn.

On a brisk winterís day, the frozen pond is crisscrossed by figure skaters, hockey players, new skaters, and old pros, all gliding across the ice. Itís time to bundle up, lace your skates, and give it a try ó then head inside for cocoa and snacks when your cheeks grow rosy and your toes are cold. Back at home, warm bedtime rituals make for the end of a perfect day. But when darkness falls at the pond, who will come out to skate?

In a sweet rhyming tale, a young childís first skating adventure on a frozen pond ends with a cozy bedtime story.
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Picture Books / Hardback
age range:
3 yrs - 7 yrs
# of pages/size:
32 / 9 7/16" x 9 1/16"
grade range:
Preschool - Grade 2
Social Themes; Sports & Recreation;
author’s comments:
Sarah Sullivan is the author of the picture books Dear Baby: Letters from Your Big Brother, illustrated by Paul Meisel, and Passing the Music Down, illustrated by Barry Root, as well as the novel All Thatís Missing. Sarah Sullivan has an MFA in writing for children from Vermont College and lives in Williamsburg, Virginia.
illustrator’s comments:
Madeline Valentine is the author-illustrator of I Want That Nut and the illustrator of Little Red Henry by Linda Urban. She lives in Queens, New York, with her son and husband.
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