Stars in the Grass
In Dandelions, Mia Posada brings to life the beauty of the flower better known as a weed and a nuisance. This book invites readers to discover and watch the life cycles of dandelions with lush and softly colored illustrations and with a clear and simple text. Make and eat your own dandelion salad with the easy-to-follow recipe that’s included.
|Interest Level||Kindergarten - Grade 3|
|Reading Level||Grade 2|
|Genre||Picture Books, Science|
|Publisher||Lerner Publishing Group|
|Imprint||Millbrook Press ™|
|Reading Counts! Level||3.1|
Author, Illustrator: Mia Posada
Mia Posada grew up in Minneapolis, then studied art at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She also studied art in Florence, Italy, and illustration at Academy of Art College in San Francisco, California. Mia has written and illustrated numerous books including: The Long, Long Journey: The Godwit's Amazing Migration, Who Was Here?: Discovering Wild Animal Tracks, and Summer Green to Autumn Gold: Uncovering Leaves' Hidden Colors. She illustrated Plants Can't Sit Still which was named a Kirkus Best Children's Books and won the NCTE Notable Children's Book in the Language Arts Award. She lives in Golden Valley, Minnesota with her husband and their three kids.
- SSLI Book Award Honor Book
- NSTA/CBC Outstanding Science Trade Books for Students K-12