Do You Know Which Ones Will Grow? by Susan A. Shea

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Do you know about Grow's glow? Earning starred reviews and chosen as an ALA Notable selection, this striking nonfiction book explores the differences between living and non-living things. School Library Journal declared it "a standout concept book [that's] engaging, fun . . . and a favorite for storytimes or one-on-one settings." (App also available.)

 

About Susan A. Shea

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\Susan A. Shea makes her children's book debut with Do You Know Which Ones Will Grow? Susan, a former teacher, shared her love of reading with elementary school students. Now she lives on Cape Cod with her husband. When she's not writing or traveling, she photographs things that grow.Tom Slaughter is the illustrator of several books for children. In addition to his work as a book illustrator, he has also designed posters, playbills, watches, and T-shirts. Tom's artwork has been shown in solo exhibitions around the world. He has worked in collaboration with Durham Press, and his prints are in the collections of the Museum of Modern Art and the Whitney Museum of American Art. He lives New York City.
 
Published March 30, 2011 by Blue Apple Books. 38 pages
Genres: Education & Reference, Children's Books, Nature & Wildlife.

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/ Think, then answer yes or no.” What follows is a terrific interplay of rhyming questions and cunningly designed gatefold illustrations: “If a calf grows and becomes a cow, / can a shovel grow and become…/ a plow?” The left side pictures the cows, while the right-hand page shows a huge shovel an...

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Slaughter's brightly colored cut-paper shapes and newcomer Shea's verse recall favorites of 50 years ago—a feeling reinforced by this book's matte pages, blocky images, and fun-to-flip gatefolds.

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City Book Review

What fun to be challenged by riddles that rhyme.

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School Library Journal

Looking at the cover of this book it resembles those children’s books you see cluttering up the shelves in fancy museum gift shops more than anything else.

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Palatine Public Library

The rhyming questions, beginning with, "If a duckling grows and becomes a duck, can a car grow and become...a truck?"

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