Round

Round

If you look closely, you will find that the world is bursting, swelling, budding, and ripening with round things awaiting discovery—like eggs about to hatch, sunflowers stretching toward the sun, or planets slowly spinning together for billions of years.Whimsical and imaginative, this poetic ode to all that is round and full of wonder by the Newbery Honor–winning author an...

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Title:Round
Author:Joyce Sidman
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ISBN:0544387619
Edition Language:English
Format Type:Hardcover
Number of Pages:32 pages

Round Reviews

  • Angela
    Jan 20, 2017
    A more complex exploration of shape than your typical early concept book. ...
  • Kathryn (Nine Pages)
    Mar 07, 2017
    Review originally published on my blog, Nine Pages .Joyce Sidman wowed me before with her book Before Morning illustrated by Beth Krommes. She has a unique way of seeing and describing the world. She is one of those writers that you can just tell pays attention to every word and every meaning and e...
  • KC
    Mar 17, 2017
    Round is king and can be found anywhere!...
  • Alyssa Gudenburr
    Mar 18, 2017
    A great story that shows all objects that are round or circular ins shape. Great for a shape themed storytime....
  • Sylvia (Serial Bibliophile)
    Apr 06, 2017
    This is the CUTEST picture book I've ever seen! The illustrations are very lovely.The book is so simple, yet a great story for the little ones. A young girl telling us why she loves round things, from the simplest things in life, to the most important ones. Just lovely. ♥...
  • Karen
    May 07, 2017
    Sidman does a wonderful job of making the most fascinating elements of nature simple for the youngest readers. She can easily spark their interest. I really liked this book and the only reason I'm giving it a four is because the last picture didn't work for me, though the rest were beautiful. I thou...
  • Great Books
    May 11, 2017
    What can you find near you that is round? This lovely book featuring mixed media provides lots of good ideas for explorers of nature. Reviewer 5....
  • Melki
    May 13, 2017
    An exploration of round things found in nature.Yoo's illustrations are the real highlight of this lovely book....
  • Joanna
    May 17, 2017
    Sidman effortlessly blends shape concepts, nature concepts, and friendship themes into a beautiful picture book that is perfect for a storytime. ...
  • Chance Lee
    May 23, 2017
    This book is sweet and sincere with warm, gentle illustrations. These are not things I personally enjoy. Also, the writing is so sensual ("My hands want to reach around their curves." "Some swell into roundness: budding, ripening...") I can't not read it in my phone sex operator voice. ...