Abracadabra, It's Spring!

Anne Sibley O'Brien (Author) Susan Gal (Author)
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Description

Sun shines on a patch of snow.
Hocus pocus!
Where did it go?
Winter turns to spring in this lyrical book that celebrates the magic of nature and the changing seasons. Eleven gatefolds open to re-create the excitement and surprise of spring's arrival, revealing what happens when snow melts, trees bud, flowers bloom, birds arrive, and eggs and cocoons hatch. Finally, it's warm enough to pack away winter clothes and go out and play!

Product Details

Price
$14.95
Publisher
Harry N. Abrams
Publish Date
February 16, 2016
Pages
24
Dimensions
8.6 X 0.5 X 8.6 inches | 0.9 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9781419718915
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About the Author

Anne Sibley O'Brien is a children's book author/illustrator whose passion for multiracial, multicultural, and global subjects comes from being raised bilingual and bicultural in South Korea. She attended Mount Holyoke College, where she majored in studio art. She lives with her husband in Maine. www.annesibleyobrien.com.
Susan Gal earned her BFA at Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, California, then began her illustration career as a poster and calendar artist. Later, she became an "actor with a pencil" for Disney Animation. She illustrated the acclaimed book Here is the World: A Year of Jewish Holidays. She lives in Berkeley, California. www.galgirlstudio.com.

Reviews

"Rhymes, magic words, and gatefolds celebrate the transformations of spring... Gal combines charcoal and digital collage for a beautifully smudgy look, and details charm: on close inspection, a fly's transparent wing displays a paisley pattern..."--Kirkus
"O'Brien and Gal use delightful rhymes and brilliant illustrations to take readers on a magical journey of seasonal changes...This picture book would be an excellent addition to collections and a great choice for a storytime themed around the seasons."
"Stunning spreads utilize razzle-dazzle phrases and gatefold pages to depict the amazing natural changes that seem to come about like magic...Enchantingly rendered flora and fauna flourish as the season progresses..."--School Library Journal