Flow, Spin, Grow: Looking for Patterns in Nature

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8.3 X 10.1 X 0.5 inches | 0.85 pounds

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About the Author
PATCHEN BARSS has written, edited and produced stories about science, research and culture for more than 20 years. His writing has appeared in Nautilus Magazine, Scientific American, the Globe and Mail, National Post, and Toronto Star. He has been a producer at CBC Television and the Discovery Channel, and has a longstanding fascination with patterns and nature. He lives with his family in Toronto, Ontario.

TODD STEWART is an illustrator and printmaker. His debut picture book, The Wind in the Trees (Quand le vent souffle), was a finalist for the TD Canadian Children's Literature Award and the Governor General's Literary Award. He has also illustrated Flow, Spin, Grow by Patchen Barss and See You Next Year by Andrew Larsen, among other titles. Todd's screen-printed art has been shown in public and private exhibitions across Canada. He lives in Montreal, Quebec.

"The book is a different take on a familiar concept and could be used in multiple subject areas."-- "School Library Connection"
"The combination of clear illustrations and easy-to-read-aloud text will help make complex concepts understandable, especially for younger readers."-- "Kirkus Reviews"
"A good addition to any early nonfiction collection. An especially wonderful book to read aloud and discuss with young nature-lovers."-- "School Library Journal"
"The large, rhyming action words on each page will capture young readers' attentions."-- "Booklist"
"Flow Spin Grow ultimately aims not to lead but inspire children to make their own discoveries, to be their own scientists."-- "Quill & Quire"
"[Flow Spin Grow] invites you to move, to observe [and] to participate in the world around us."-- "Archimedes Notebook"