When This Box is Full by Patricia Lillie

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The box starts out empty in January, but as the months go by, it slowly fills with all those odds and ends that children love to find and keep. Together, the author and illustrator turn the calendar into a pageant of friendship guaranteed to delight the youngest audience. Full-color illustrations.
 

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Donald Crews is the renowned creator of many celebrated children's books, including the Caldecott Honor Books "Freight Train" and "Truck". He and his wife, Ann Jonas, live in New York's Hudson River Valley. Donald Crews es el renombrado autor de dos libros merecedores del premio Caldecott, "Tren de carga" ("Freight Train") y "School Bus". Vive con su esposa, Ann Jonas, cerca del RIo Hudson, en Nueva York.
 
Published January 1, 1997 by Puffin. 32 pages
Genres: Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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Each time the rooster crows, another importunate animal (hungry pig, cow in need of milking, etc.) also speaks while--for ten minutes--the farmer repeatedly snuggles in for an ever- diminishing bit of sleep.

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A wooden box--an empty cube--makes a fine receptacle for items signifying, one by one, the months of the year, whose names accumulate in the left-hand margin as the objects--``a red foil heart, a robin's feather, a purple eggshell,'' etc., in hand- tinted b&w photos combined for a collage-like ef...

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""Concepts of color identification, the seasons, counting and spelling are cleverly-and subtly-woven into Crews's eye-catching page designs,"" said PW in a starred review.

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An empty wooden box becomes a treasure trove of mementos in this deceptively simple picture book.

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