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Weather or NotWeather or Not! Fall
Children's Science
Lynda S. Burch
Photos: Lynda S. Burch and Mary Sue Roberts
Writers Exchange E-Publishing

Entertaining Read Recommended 5 stars

"Weather or Not! Fall" is a musical eBook designed for the 3-7 set. The project is intended to cause children to think about weather and how it relates to the seasons of the year. Lyrics set to instrumental music ask questions, point children's thought to the world around them and help them understand better what weather does for us. Pictures are easily discernible for children and help them understand more about what they see and feel as they are enjoying the book.

Fall leaves, Pumpkins, Jack-o-Lanterns, Farmers Fields, Tractors and Children. Beautiful photos, children climbing trees, playing with Halloween jack-o-lanterns, charming words set to music; all capture the feeling of the colorful season we call fall. "Weather or Not! Fall" blazes with excitement, color and fun.

Writer/Photographer Burch and Photographer Roberts have outdone themselves to produce a delightful work sure to please children, parents, day care providers and teachers alike. Weather or Not! Fall lends itself to use in both the home and school library where it is sure to be a favorite for 'unit work' and pleasure reading. Weather or Not! Fall comes to life with vibrantly colored photos. There is a question and answer section sure to tickle the curiosity of children as they explore the wonders of the fall season with parent or teacher. Older children will enjoy reading the book to younger siblings or with classmates.

"Weather or Not! Fall" is a book I would use in my own Kindergarten/First Grade.

Weather or NotWeather or Not! Summerl
Children's Science
Lynda S. Burch
Photos: Lynda S. Burch and Mary Sue Roberts
Writers Exchange E-Publishing

Fascinating Read Recommended 5 stars

"Weather or Not! Summer "is another fine offering in this musical eBook series planned for the 3-7 set. The intention of the writer is to encourage little people toward thinking about the seasons of the year and how they correlate to weather. Well thought out lyrics set to original music pose questions as they direct children's notions to the world around them while guiding understanding for what weather does for us. Exquisite photographs of easily recognizable objects lead to greater understanding for even the youngest youngsters.

Four stanzas set to music, coupled with wonderful photos of Children, beach, sunset, sailboat, gulls, waves, clouds, rainbow all secure the enjoyment of the summer season when we laze outdoors as much as we can. "Weather or Not! Summer" is filled with tingle, brilliance and festivity.

Once again Writer/Photographer Burch and Photographer Roberts have brought about a glorious work certain to enchant children, while it satifies parents, day care providers and teachers alike. "Weather or Not! Summer" is sure to fit both the home and school library where it is will be a good addition to the 'weather unit work. ' The book is certain to be chosen often for pleasure reading. "Weather or Not! Summer" is bursting with dazzling colored photos. Children's curiosity is sure to be piqued as they investigate the wonders of the summer season with parents or teacher. Strong readers will take pleasure from reading the book to younger siblings or with classmates.

"Weather or Not! Summer" is a book I would use in my own Kindergarten/First Grade.

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