There's a Square by Mary Serfozo
A Book About Shapes (Story Corner)

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A fun rhyming story describes shapes that readers can find in the world around, introducing young children to basic geometric shape concepts with friendly die-cut illustrations.
 

About Mary Serfozo

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Mary Serfozo is the author of several picture books, including Who Said Red? and What's What? A Guessing Game, both illustrated by Keiko Narahashi. She and her husband have two children and three grandchildren, and live in a solar home in Paso Robles, California.Valeria Petrone has illustrated several books for children, including Ducks in Muck by Lori Haskins, Say Cheese! by Nancy Smiler Levinson, and Uh-Oh! by Marion Dane Bauer. She is the illustrator for Plumply, Dumply Pumpkin by Mary Serfozo and, most recently, illustrated Way Down Deep in the Deep Blue Sea. She currently lives in Italy.
 
Published February 1, 1996 by Cartwheel Books. 32 pages
Genres: Education & Reference, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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Standing guard over the forest, stern Old Owl serenades a progression of animals—among them, a hungry raccoon, a hopping frog and a smelly skunk—with the song, “Whooo’s there?” Rendered in rich nocturnal hues with thick flowing lines and geometric forms, the animated, double-page spreads compleme...

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Cut-paper collages feature bright, anthropomorphized shapes (with very expressive faces) against landscapes suitable for the featured shape.

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Serfozo's (Who Said Red?) streamlined rhyming text invites readers to look closely at the art (""An oval, you know, looks a lot like an O.

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