After a long winter, it's now time for spring to arrive, from the ground to the sky, the creatures of the earth announce, in turn, that it's time for spring.
The illustrations are bright, simple and not overwhelming. The text moves forward smartly, and preschoolers will recognize all of the object in the book.
S/He immediately wanted us to read it again. We've gone several days now where we've been asked to read the book … even when it's not nap or bedtime.
The sentences are simple and keep the story moving, and it doesn't take long to engage your child in helping everyone "wake up" for spring.
This is a picture book that sequences how spring unfolds.
The book is a little too simplistic for explaining seasonal change, but there is still enough there to show what happens in spring.
6 to 9
3 to 8
started reading at 3 years old
Borrow. It's always dicey buying seasonal tales, and this one will wear out quickly. You can always borrow it again for your emerging reader.