Qty:1
  • List Price: $13.95
  • Save: $2.62 (19%)
FREE Shipping on orders over $35.
Temporarily out of stock.
Order now and we'll deliver when available.
Order now and we'll deliver when available. We'll e-mail you with an estimated delivery date as soon as we have more information. Your account will only be charged when we ship the item.
Details
Ships from and sold by Amazon.com.
Gift-wrap available.
Somewhere has been added to your Cart
+ $3.99 shipping
Used: Good | Details
Condition: Used: Good
Comment: Good copy with moderate cover and page wear from being handled and read. Accessories or dust jacket may be missing. Could be an ex-library copy that will have all the stickers and or marking of the library. Some textual or margin notes possible, and or contain highlighting.
Have one to sell? Sell on Amazon
Flip to back Flip to front
Listen Playing... Paused   You're listening to a sample of the Audible audio edition.
Learn more
See all 3 images

Somewhere Hardcover – April, 1996


See all 3 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions
Amazon Price New from Used from
Hardcover
"Please retry"
$11.33
$1.92 $0.01

"How To Surprise Dad" by Jean Reagan and Lee Wildish
From the team behind the best-sellers "How to Babysit a Grandpa" and "How to Babysit a Grandma" comes an adorable, funny, surprising celebration of dads! See more
$11.33 FREE Shipping on orders over $35. Temporarily out of stock. Order now and we'll deliver when available. We'll e-mail you with an estimated delivery date as soon as we have more information. Your account will only be charged when we ship the item. Ships from and sold by Amazon.com. Gift-wrap available.

NO_CONTENT_IN_FEATURE

"A Dress for Me" by Sue Fliess
Sue Fliess’s rhyming text and Mike Laughead’s adorable digital illustrations bring to life Hippo’s exciting day at the mall. See more

Product Details

  • Age Range: 4 and up
  • Grade Level: Preschool and up
  • Hardcover: 24 pages
  • Publisher: Mondo Pub; First Edition edition (April 1996)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1572551313
  • ISBN-13: 978-1572551312
  • Product Dimensions: 0.2 x 8.5 x 11 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 12 ounces (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #3,370,822 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

Editorial Reviews

From Publishers Weekly

"Somewhere in the raindrop,/ A rainbow forms from light;/ Somewhere in the darkness,/ A star lights up the night." Each stanza of Baskwill's poem visits one of nature's niches and highlights a typical aspect. Some verses intrigue ("Somewhere in the ocean,/ A whale echoes a sound"); many are banal (a leaf falls "somewhere in the forest"). Couched in smooth rhymes and a consistent cadence, this exploration coasts from phenomenon to phenomenon without building momentum or giving the reader much cause for contemplation. Hill's (What Makes a Bird a Bird?) chalk and scratchboard illustrations use varying perspectives to encourage readers to study nature's details, but depart from realism with their overbright exposures and cotton-candy-colored accents. For all the emphasis on the "wonder" and "delight" of nature, the book transmits no sense of discovery. Ages 4-7.
Copyright 1996 Reed Business Information, Inc.

From School Library Journal

PreSchool-Grade 1?With its simple rhyme and bold, full-color scratchboard illustrations, this celebration of the natural world's beauty and variety should have no trouble finding an appreciative audience. In her brief text?just two lines per spread?Baskwill employs a metaphysical tone: "Somewhere in the raindrop,/ A rainbow forms from light;/ Somewhere in the darkness,/ A star lights up the night...Somewhere on the planet,/ Every minute day or night,/ Something marvelous happens..." Though Hill uses a fussy, multistep technique, her illustrations are simplified natural scenes, each viewed from a different angle and composed with strong visual centers: a falling leaf, a sounding whale's tail, a mother bird facing her newly hatched chick. Use this book to cap or introduce more developed explorations of the theme, such as Charlotte Zolotow's When the Wind Stops (HarperCollins, 1995), with knockout illustrations by Stefano Vitale.?John Peters, New York Public Library
Copyright 1996 Reed Business Information, Inc.

Customer Reviews

4.5 out of 5 stars
5 star
50%
4 star
50%
3 star
0%
2 star
0%
1 star
0%
See both customer reviews
Share your thoughts with other customers

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

3 of 3 people found the following review helpful By Chrissy on April 12, 2000
Format: Hardcover
I read this book to a 2nd grade class as an introduction to poetry. It was simple enough that they were able to grasp the concept of poetry, but it was predictable enough to keep their attention. They loved trying to guess what the rhyming word on the next page would be. I would recommend this book to anyone who is struggling to introduce poetry to a young one.
Comment Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback. If this review is inappropriate, please let us know.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
Format: Hardcover Verified Purchase
You just have to have this book, it is wonderful from the prose to the art work,
The problem is the title , which was pre0-internet and so this wonderful book was lost in the shuffle
Comment Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback. If this review is inappropriate, please let us know.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again

More About the Author

Discover books, learn about writers, read author blogs, and more.