In the Wind

Category: Series: In the WeatherThemes: Science & Nature
Simple and evocative language and charming illustrations describe a girl’s experience on a windy day.
Price: $6.99
  • ISBN: 9781561458547
  • Publication date: 03/01/2016
  • Page Count: 22
  • Size: 5-7/8" x 6-1/2"
  • Age Range: 2-6
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Description

Simple and evocative language and charming illustrations describe a girl’s experience on a windy day.

In this gently rhyming board book, a young girl makes, flies, and loses her kite on a windy day. But when she returns home, something special is waiting for her.

Elizabeth Spurr and Manelle Oliphant together create a perfect sit-in-your-lap reading experience for toddlers.

Author/Illustrator

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Elizabeth Spurr

Author

Elizabeth Spurr holds a degree in journalism from the University of Southern California. A former newspaper editor, she is the author of a number of children’s books.

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Manelle Oliphant

Illustrator

Manelle Oliphant is a graduate of Brigham Young University-Idaho and an artist and illustrator. She lives in Utah.

Reviews

“A gentle outing for children who are ready for stories of everyday life rather than just objects to name.” ―Kirkus Reviews

“The soft, painterly illustrations transport readers to that blustery day in the park, right up to the beautiful sunset, and able communicate that girl’s emotional experience.”  ―The Horn Book Guide

More Details

Lexile: AD20L
Themes: Rhyme, Weather
BISAC 1: JUV029020 JUVENILE FICTION / Nature & the Natural World / Weather
BISAC 2: JUV051000 JUVENILE FICTION / Imagination & Play
BISAC 3: JUV014000 JUVENILE FICTION / Girls & Women