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Free download ☆ eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB ç Celeste Davidson Mannis

Free download ☆ eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB ç Celeste Davidson Mannis A young girl makes her way slowly through a Japanese garden where she spots one leaf two carved temple dogs three miniature bonsai and four startled birds This counting book introduces the youngest read. Beautiful counting book based on a Japanese garden Each double paged spread contains a haiku portraying a part of the garden an explanation of the image and a full page painting oil paint glazes on sealed paper For example the number 2 Two carved temple dogs snarling over my shoulder Sit Guard the garden The painting is of a traditionally dressed little girl two stone dogs and entrance to the garden The paintings are very attractive but very traditional and rather formal The illustrator Susan Hartung also illustrated Christmas Mouseling and Dear Juno There is an end note about Japanese gardens and haiku This would be an excellent complement to a unit on Japan The haiku are uite simple but the explanations seem to be for older children The jacket says the book is for ages 4 8 but it could probably be used with older children

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Review µ One Leaf Rides the Wind 107 ¶ A young girl makes her way slowly through a Japanese garden where she spots one leaf two carved temple dogs three miniature bonsai and four startled birds This counting book introduces the youngest readers to the beauty and hidden secrets of a Japanese garden It also introduces haiku with ten poems that ar Ers to the beauty and hidden secrets of a Japanese garden It also introduces haiku with ten poems that are simple and straightforward The rhythmic haiku appear in a context that will make perfect sense. Good one to read when older About counting and ancient Japanese Gardens Has little summary on each page giving information about each item

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One Leaf Rides the WindTo young readers Each page contains additional information about the scene shown and with lush illustrations the loveliness of the garden can't be ignored This is a picture book that works on many level. Lovely story with beautiful illustrations The perfect way to introduce small children to the haiku and another culture