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Children's Fiction Counting & Numbers

At the Pond

illustrated by H. Werner Zimmermann

Publisher
Scholastic Canada Ltd
Initial publish date
Aug 2018
Category
Counting & Numbers, Disasters, Fishes
  • Hardback

    ISBN
    9781443142878
    Publish Date
    Aug 2018
    List Price
    $19.99

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Recommended Age, Grade, and Reading Levels

  • Age: 0
  • Grade: p to 1

Description

 

A stunning new picture book that serves as a spectacular meditation on the wonders of nature.

From Werner Zimmermann, the bestselling and award-winning illlustrator of Pippin the Christmas Pig and A Porcupine in a Pine Tree,comes a new book featuring lush artwork and spare text about life in the wild.

One fish, two fish, three fish, four . . .

Spend a lazy summer day exploring a tiny, perfect slice of nature! Count goldfish as they swim about the tranquil pond. Watch as sunlight moves across the water. Spot a water lily blossoming, frogs and water striders hopping through, a heron flying by. With a simple text and rich, lifelike paintings, Werner Zimmermann has created a peaceful meditation on nature and a unique and beautiful world for readers of all ages to enjoy.

Continue the learning journey at the end of the book, where you'll find more information on all the animals that call the pond home.

 

About the author

 

Werner Zimmermann est un auteur-illustrateur. Il a illustré le livre à succès Un porc-épic dans un sapin et Vive le vent d'hiver! Werner a été en nomination plus d'une fois pour le prestigieux prix du Gouverneur général, y compris pour Dix petits poissons (version anglaise), qu’il a écrit et a illustré. Il vit à Guelph, en Ontario.

 

Werner Zimmermann is a bestselling children's book illustrator whose works include A Porcupine in a Pine Tree and its sequels, At the Pond, the Farmer Joe series, Snow Day, Henny Penny, Pippin the Christmas Pig and In My Backyard. He has been nominated three timesfor the Governor General's Literary Award for Illustration, and he and Jean Little won the Mr. Christie's Award for Pippin the Christmas Pig. Wernerlivesin Guelph, Ontario. Visit him online at www.wernerzimmermann.ca.

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Awards

  • Commended, Best Books for Kids and Teens, Canadian Children's Book Centre
  • Commended, Resource Links, Best of the Year
  • Short-listed, Governor General's Award for Young People's Literature - Illustration

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