From the Inside Flap
Laughing, playing, dancing,
see the children gay—
Hear them singing, "Spring is here, Spring is here today."
Could there be a more cheerful time of year than spring? Winter is over, birds are singing, flowers are in bloom . . . and it's time to play outside! Lois Lenski's rhyming, pocket-size picture book—published in 1945, and out of print for decades—is back in full, glorious color.
"What a pleasure to rediscover a classic children's author! And what a pleasure to help today's children discover one for the first time! Many thanks are due to Random House for re-releasing [her books] with their original covers and illustrations. It is one of the charms of Lois Lenski that she educated children so gently."—Infodad.com, Four Stars
"The charm and usefulness of these books hasn't diminished at all since they were first published in the 40's."—Jacksonville Florida Times-Union
From the Hardcover edition.
--This text refers to the
About the Author
Lois Lenski was a prolific author and illustrator of classic books for children; from picture books to plays, regional historical fiction, poetry, and songbooks, her work was always playful, ever educational. She is counted among the most influential author-illustrators of the 20th century. Bestowed the Newbery Medal for Strawberry Girl
, and twice attaining the Newbery Honor, she died in 1974.