The Seasons (Want to Know Series)

The Seasons (Want to Know Series)


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Want To Know! This series of informative picture books answers the questions young children. Some subjects are familiar to them, others are less familiar. The books deal with the world and the environment around us, with our past and our present. In a playful and clever way, these books tell children what they want to know!

Do you want to know everything about the seasons? In this book, you will read about them. What makes the seasons? Why does springtime make people happy? Why do birds migrate when summer ends? This book answers these and many other questions. In this book, you’ll also find a comic, a poem, activities, a big foldout page, and a mini-quiz so that you can become a real expert.

An informative picture book for children aged 4 and up about seasons in many places around the world.

  • Guided Reading Level L
  • Product Details

    ISBN-13: 9781605372723
    Publisher: Clavis
    Publication date: 07/12/2016
    Series: Clavis Want to Know Series
    Pages: 32
    Product dimensions: 10.00(w) x 10.30(h) x 0.30(d)
    Age Range: 4 - 7 Years

    About the Author

    Pierre Winters was born in Hasselt, Belgium. After more than 30 years of successful career in publishing house he became a children’s book author.

    Eline van Lindenhuizen was born in Meppel (Netherlands) on June 29th in 1983 and now lives in Kampen. From 2001 until 2006 she studied illustration at the Minerva Academy in Groningen. She loves drawing, books and flee markets.

    Read an Excerpt

    The four seasons

    A year has four seasons.
    Winter is the coldest season.
    After winter comes spring. Then it keeps getting warmer.
    Next, we get summer. This is the hottest season.
    And after summer comes fall. It starts getting colder again.

    In winter, the sun is
    low in the sky and there isn’t much light.
    The days are short.
    It’s often cold outside.

    In spring, the sun shines
    a bit longer every day
    and it slowly climbs up.
    The days are growing longer.
    Slowly but surely,
    it starts getting warmer.

    In summer, the sun is high
    in the sky. The days are long.
    There is lots of light and it’s often
    nice and warm outside.

    In fall, the sun starts
    being lower and shining less again.
    The days are drawing in.
    It slowly starts getting cooler outside.

    Did you know
    that on the coldest day
    • f winter it can be minus
    ten degrees?

    Did you know
    that on the warmest day
    • f summer the temperature
    can be higher than 35 degrees?

    Did you know
    that June 21 isn’t just
    the longest day of
    the year, but
    also the first day
    • f summer?
    We call that
    day midsummer.

    Did you know
    that December 21 isn’t
    just the first day
    • f winter,
    but also the shortest
    day of the year?

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