Lion of the Sky
Haiku for All Seasons
you gasp as I roar,
my mane exploding, sizzling—
lion of the sky!
Haiku meet riddles in this wonderful collection from Laura Purdie Salas. The poems celebrate the seasons and describe everything from an earthworm to a baseball to an apple to snow angels, alongside full-color illustrations.
|Interest Level||Kindergarten - Grade 3|
|Reading Level||Grade 2|
|Genre||Nonfiction, Picture Books|
|Publisher||Lerner Publishing Group|
|Imprint||Millbrook Press ™|
|Number of Pages||32|
“The book’s meditative tone and resonant images invite readers to embrace new ways of seeing the world around them.”—Publishers Weekly
“Richly rewarding and clever: a visually arresting, inventive treatment of a popular subject.”—starred, Kirkus Reviews
Author: Laura Purdie Salas
Laura Purdie Salas is the author of more than 130 books for kids, including If You Were the Moon, Water Can Be . . ., and Bookspeak! Poems about Books. Poetry and rhyming nonfiction books are her favorite things to write. Laura loves to do author visits, writing workshops, and teacher inservices. Read more about Laura and her work at laurasalas.com.
Illustrator: Mercè López
Mercè López is an artist and illustrator who lives in Barcelona, Spain.