Search Results: "April Pulley Sayre"


BOOK REVIEW

THANK YOU, EARTH by April Pulley Sayre
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 20, 2018

"Strong planetary appreciation in art and text, for read-aloud or independent reading. (select resources and organizations) (Picture book. 3-9)"
Colorful photographs and large, bold text fulfill the title's promise. Read full book review >

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FULL OF FALL by April Pulley Sayre
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 29, 2017

"Young readers' imaginations are sure to be fired by Sayre's awe-inspiring photos and by the bite-sized science facts provided at the end of the book. (Informational picture book. 3-8)"
Leaves of orange, gold, and red shout from amid the last of summer's fading green canvas. Read full book review >

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BEST IN SNOW by April Pulley Sayre
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 11, 2016

"Adult companions of young explorers will find in Sayre's latest nature study an ideal vehicle for early STEAM curricula and activities at home or in school. (Informational picture book. 3-8)"
This striking photo essay engages curious readers as the world of snow is revealed in all of its frigid manifestations. Read full book review >

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RAINDROPS ROLL by April Pulley Sayre
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 6, 2015

"Wonder-full in every way. (further resources) (Informational picture book. 3-8)"
With lyrical words and striking images, a poet, photographer and veteran natural history writer celebrates rain. Read full book review >

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ANIMALS
Released: Sept. 30, 2002

The Scientists in the Field series continues to fulfill its promise, as Sayre (Noodle Man, p. 265, etc.) takes science out of the lab by profiling several researchers on the cutting edge of "acoustic biology." Read full book review >

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LET'S GO NUTS! by April Pulley Sayre
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 28, 2013

"Another cheery, useful overview of real food from a first-rate science writer. (Informational picture book. 4-8)"
After tributes to veggies (Rah, Rah, Radishes, 2011) and fruit (Go, Go, Grapes, 2012), Sayre delivers another peppery blend of upbeat, celebratory rhymes and photos taken at local grocery shops and farmers markets. Read full book review >

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GO, GO, GRAPES! by April Pulley Sayre
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 22, 2012

"Plan a fruit-buying scavenger hunt after reading this one—even picky eaters are sure to be tempted. (Nonfiction picture book. 3-7)"
Sayre follows up her salute to vegetables (Rah, Rah, Radishes!, 2011) with this rousing chant in favor of fruit. Read full book review >

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RAH, RAH, RADISHES!   by April Pulley Sayre
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 14, 2011

"A winning recipe blending crispy verse and fresh photography: Go team! (Picture book. 3-7)"
Let's hear it for the veggies! Read full book review >

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WOODPECKER WHAM! by April Pulley Sayre
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 12, 2015

"Attractive and surprisingly informative, this should join the duo's Eat Like a Bear (2013) on every preschool and primary nature shelf. (Informational picture book. 3-8)"
With bouncy verse and colorful illustrations, an experienced picture-book team introduces a familiar bird. Read full book review >

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WARBLER WAVE by April Pulley Sayre
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 13, 2018

"Share with very young children to nourish their senses of wonder. (Informational picture book. 3-7)"
The Sayres team up to celebrate warbler migration. Read full book review >

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MEET THE HOWLERS! by April Pulley Sayre
ANIMALS
Released: Feb. 1, 2010

"A brief section—'More about Howler Monkeys,' with additional interesting information about howlers—concludes this appealing introduction. (map) (Informational picture book. 4-8)"
Sayre (Honk, Honk, Goose!: Canada Geese Start a Family, 2009, etc.) delivers yet another entertaining and accessible guide to the natural world. Read full book review >

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BIRD, BIRD, BIRD! by April Pulley Sayre
ANIMALS
Released: Oct. 1, 2007

"Puffin, Pelican, Roadrunner, Rail. / Barn Swallow, Tree Swallow, Quail Quail Quail!" Read full book review >