Publisher description for Song of the water boatman : & other pond poems / written by Joyce Sidman ; illustrated by Beckie Prange.


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From spring"s first thaw to autumn"s chill, the world of the pond is a dramatic place. Though seemingly quiet, ponds are teeming with life and full of surprises. Their denizens--from peepers to painted turtles, duckweed to diving beetles--lead secret and fascinating lives.

A unique blend of whimsy, science, poetry, and hand-colored woodcuts, this collection invites us to take a closer look at our hidden ponds and wetlands. Here is a celebration of their beauty and their mystery.


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Pond animals -- Juvenile poetry.
Ponds -- Juvenile poetry.
Children's poetry, American.
Pond animals -- Poetry.
Pond plants -- Poetry.
American poetry.