The Year Comes Round, Haiku Through The Seasons

Summary:

For each month of the year, there is a Haiku poem that represents the seasonal aspects of that time of year.


Reader Enjoyment Factors:

Beautiful illustrations complement soothing poetry about the seasons of the year. This is great for bedtime with young children or in a classroom where you're teaching poetry form.

Content Awareness Factors:

None.


Parent Reaction

This was a wonderful surprise. For me, Haiku can be very stilted. This definitely was not. I could see lots of ways to enjoy this book with children.

Type of Book:
This is a picture book of poems that can be used in many different ways.
Educational Themes:

This one is easy to bring to life with audiences of different ages. It is great for engaging children with sensory reading, learning about the seasons, and learning the months. For older children, it is an exceptional way to engage children with poetry.

Reading Level:
5.6
Recommended Age To Read By Yourself:
9 and Up
Recommended Age To Read Together:
5 to 9
Purchase Recommendation:
Borrow. This is a soothing set of bedtime poems and a great introduction to poetry, too.

Title The Year Comes Round, Haiku through the Seasons
Author Sid Farrar
Publisher Albert Whitman & Company © 2012
Illustrators Ilse Plume
ISBN 9780807581292
Material Hard Cover
Cost $16.99
Genres Poetry, Seasons
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