If You Want to Find Golden by Eileen Spinelli

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From morning till night, the city is a place to find colors. In verse that combines new images with familiar urban experiences, Eileen Spinelli weaves a rainbow web around readers' imaginations. The bountiful paintings reflect the sense of adventure in every young city explorer. Full-color illustrations.

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Eileen Spinelli has written more than forty books for young readers, including "Thanksgiving at the Tappletons'", "Hug a Bug", "The Dancing Pancake", and "Silly Tilly". She lives in Pennsylvania with her husband and fellow writer, Jerry. Sharon Creech is the author of the Newbery Medal winner "Walk Two Moons" and the Newbery Honor Book "The Wanderer". Her other work includes the novels "The Unfinished Angel", "Hate That Cat", "The Castle Corona", "Replay", "Heartbeat", "Granny Torrelli Makes Soup", "Ruby Holler", "Love That Dog", "Bloomability", "Absolutely Normal Chaos", "Chasing Redbird", and "Pleasing the Ghost", as well as three picture books: "A Fine, Fine School"; "Fishing in the Air"; and "Who's That Baby?" Ms. Creech and her husband live in upstate New York.
Published June 1, 1993 by Albert Whitman & Co. 32 pages
Genres: Children's Books.

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``...watch the morningrise melt/across rooftops/and splash against windows./There's a man on the street corner/who plays golden saxophone./Listen to the music,/dance in the sun...'' For the usual colors and more (black, white, copper, gray), Spinelli's imaginative text, sampling all the senses (t...

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Inviting readers to take a fresh look at their surroundings, Spinelli ( Boy, Can He Dance ) quarries color from every drab corner and crevice of a cityscape. Her simple, engaging verse captures the be

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