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Download ¿ Outside Your Window å PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB free ✓ This gorgeously illustrated volume of poetry — sprinkled with facts and fun things to do — sows an early love for nature in all its beauty and wonderThe buzz of bees in summertime The tracks of a bird in the winter snow This beautiful boTo explore the world around them Written by award winning author Nicola Davies and illustrated by Mark Hearld a breathtaking new talent in children’s books Outside Your Window is a stunning reminder that the natural world is on our doorstep waiting to be discovere. “Outside Your Window A First Book of Nature” by Nicola Davies and illustrated by Mark Hearld Candlewick 2012 is a stunning workThe 110 page picture book progresses through the seasons starting with spring The poems are simple and straightforward for the most part Which makes the author’s occasional metaphors and similes light up her poemsThe spectacular art which we’re told is mixed media draws you into the author’s observations of each poem By the look I’d say the artwork is a collage of watercolor gouache and ink on paper In “Bulbs” Davies writes “something tells the bulb it’s time to growInside its brown coat and layers like an onion a tiny pulse beats” The author has watched nature and passes her acute observations to us through a child like eye making us experience nature afreshIn “Nesting” artist Hearld uses actual strands of straw in the bird’s beak and in the nest she’s building It makes you feel like you’re helping to construct the nestIn “Flowers” Davies writes “Without a sound the flowers call out They shout to insects with their colors—” What we normally see the author has made us hear Let’s listen to our gardensIn “Tide Pooling” Hearld uses mono printed fish or crayfish in the larger spread That is he’s made a woodcut or linoleum cut or maybe a potato cut of one fish and printed it in various colors across his larger composition The artwork makes you want to try some of his child friendly techniuesIn “Starlings” she says of the flying starlings “hundreds thousands maybeThey look like smoke or a curtain rippling in the breezeas their flying is a dance that they all know by heart” Nice image but the clincher is the heartfelt dancePerhaps my favorite of the poems is “Snow Song” in which Davies speaks of falling snow “Listen and you can hear the uiet as if every sound had been wrapped up and put away” And “snow kept a diary” of animal and bird footprintsRead this book and look outside your window Go outside and see nature Observe her acutely This is a great book for studying and writing poetry in the classroom The free verse poems invite you to make your own observationsPatricia Hruby Powell is a nationally touring speaker dancer storyteller occasional librarian and children’s book author

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D sounds of a child’s interactions with nature from planting acorns or biting into crisp apples to studying tide pools or lying back and watching the birds overhead No matter what’s outside their windows city streets or country meadows kids will be inspired. A beautifully illustrated collection of short poetry mostly free verse about various aspects of nature organized by season Full review here

Summary ☆ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB free ↠ Nicola Davies

Outside Your WindowThis gorgeously illustrated volume of poetry sprinkled with facts and fun things to do sows an early love for nature in all its beauty and wonderThe buzz of bees in summertime The tracks of a bird in the winter snow This beautiful book captures all the sights an. GORGEOUS I heart everything about this nature book It's poems the illustrations the paper it is printed on and the earnestness in which it endeavors to interest children in nature Well done