Because of an Acorn
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Because of an Acorn

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Because of an acorn, a tree grows, a bird nests, a seed becomes a flower. Enchanting die-cuts illustrate the vital connections between the layers of an ecosystem in this magical book. Wander down the forest path to learn how every tree, flower, plant and animal connect to one another in spiraling circles of life. An acorn is just the beginning.
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Product details

  • 0-5
  • Hardback | 36 pages
  • 206 x 211 x 10mm | 300g
  • San Francisco, United States
  • English
  • Full-color throughout
  • 1452112428
  • 9781452112428
  • 93,084

Review quote

"Through a combination of vivid illustrations and simple text, this book offers small children a glimpse into the complex connections that underlie the forest's vibrant web of life."--Science Magazine "This beautifully illustrated book celebrates the unsung hero at the heart of a white oak forest ecosystem: the acorn."--Natural History Magazine "This lyrical paean to nature celebrates connectedness and the cycles of growth."--Washington Parent "A simple but attractive introduction to nature's life cycles."-School Library Journal
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About Lola M. Schaefer

Lola M. Schaefer is the author of many children's books and the winner of a Charlotte Zolotow Honor and the Children's Choice Book Award.When Lola is not writing at home, she visits classrooms and writes side-by-side with children as an author-in-residence. She lives in Georgia. Adam Schaefer is also an author of dozens of books for children, although this is the first time he has collaborated with his amazing mother on a project.
Frann Preston-Gannon is an illustrator and author whose picture books have been shortlisted for such awards as the Waterstone's Children's prize and The Cambridgeshire Read It Again Prize. She was also long-listed for the Kate Greenaway award in 2014. In April 2011, she became the first UK recipient of the Sendak Fellowship, after which Frann spent a month living with and learning from the great master of illustration, Maurice Sendak, at his home in Connecticut. She lives in London.
The Natural Resources Defense Council is the nation's most effective environmental action group, combining the grassroots power of 1.4 million members and online activists with the courtroom clout and expertise of more than 350 lawyers, scientists, and other professionals. Learn more at www.nrdc.org.
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Rating details

580 ratings
3.88 out of 5 stars
5 22% (130)
4 48% (278)
3 26% (151)
2 3% (16)
1 1% (5)
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