Summer Legs by Anita Hakkinen

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Whether they're hanging from a tree, or kicking in a pool, or sliding into home plate, grubby, sunburned, scraped, and sandy legs are the sure sign that every kid's favorite season has arrived. Tongue-tripping verse and bright, lively watercolors capture the spirit of endless summer days.

About Anita Hakkinen

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Abby Carter has illustrated many picture and chapter books, including, most recently, Slithery Jake, published by HarperCollins. Her work also appears on Fresh Samantha beverage bottles. She lives in Hadlyme, Connecticut.
Published April 1, 1995 by Henry Holth & Co (J). 1 pages
Genres: Children's Books.

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While Carter's (Never Babysit the Hippopotamuses!) ebullient watercolor and gouache illustrations suggest a vague story about a family's summertime activities at a vacation cottage, the text is limited to a series of rollicking, rhythmic descriptions: ""Nice to see you summer legs/ Sunshine splas...

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