There is a special kind of quiet
every household knows
we hear it in our sleep
the first night it snows
In her first book written for beginning readers, Charlotte Zolotow's poetry evokes -- with her signature warmth and insight -- the highlights and emotions of a child's year. Erik Blegvad's drawings masterfully portray the scenes of nature, family, friendship, and solitude.
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Zolotow filters each poem through the lens of a child's sense of wonder, as she describes a cat as "a furry purry lovely/ mystery" or the "special kind of quiet" that accompanies the first snow of the season.Jul 01 2002 | Read Full Review of Seasons: A Book of Poems (I C...
"Looking through this reassuring beginning reader is like taking a nostalgic stroll through a miniature Norman Rockwell painting," said PW in a starredMar 03 2003 | Read Full Review of Seasons: A Book of Poems (I C...