On the same day that it's icy cold in the Artic, it's foggy in Louisiana, sunny in Barbados, and blowing wild winds called willy-willies in Austrailia. In this poetic exploration of longitude and weather, with bright and detailed paintings of seventeen different places, Marilyn Singer and Frane Lessac show us what's happening from the poles to the equator-- all on the same day in March.
Top 10 Science Books for Children 2000 (Booklist) and Notable Children's Trade Books in the Field of Social Studies 2001, National Council for SS & Child. Book Council
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Singer's poetic language makes the voyage a particularly intriguing one, describing African rains that ""leave the gift of a river,"" Patagonian clouds, ""white puffs"" that ""vanish wet and cold/ in [a boy's] fat warm hands"" and, in Barbados, sunlight that ""dazzles on the sand."" Lessac's folk...| Read Full Review of On the Same Day in March: A T...