Spring Surprises (Step into Reading)

Spring Surprises (Step into Reading)

Anna Jane Hays

Language: English

Pages: 24

ISBN: 0375858407

Format: PDF / Kindle (mobi) / ePub


It's time to say goodbye to winter and celebrate all the fun and exciting surprises springtime offers—like flying kites, making mud pies, watching new baby animals take their first steps, and dancing among the raindrops. This joyful ode to all things spring is filled with easy-to-decode rhymed text and bright, inviting art. Spring Surprises includes two sheets of stickers.

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Text copyright © 2010 by Anna Jane Hays Illustrations copyright © 2010 by Hala Wittwer Swearingen All rights reserved. Published in the United States by Random House Children’s Books, a division of Random House, Inc., New York. Step into Reading, Random House, and the Random House colophon are registered trademarks of Random House, Inc. Visit us on the Web! www.stepintoreading.com Educators and librarians, for a variety of teaching tools, visit us at www.randomhouse.com/teachers Library

of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data Hays, Anna Jane. Spring surprises / by Anna Jane Hays; illustrated by Hala Wittwer Swearingen. p. cm. - (Step into reading. Step 2 book.) Summary: A rhyming tribute to the wonders brought by spring. eISBN: 978-0-307-77154-4 [1. Stories in rhyme. 2. Spring-Fiction.] I. Swearingen, Hala Wittwer, ill. II. Title. PZ8.3.H3337Sp 2010 [E]–dc22 2009013383 Random House Children’s Books supports the First Amendment and celebrates the right to read. v3.1

days and shorter nights. Dance with raindrops in spring showers. Watch buds open into flowers. Come discover spring’s surprises. Pick and smell the pretty prizes. Make mud pies to bake on rocks. Make dollies out of hollyhocks. In the pond, count pollywogs. Watch them all turn into frogs. See the duckling learn to swim. Mother duck is proud of him. Look up, look up! What’s in the nest? Climb up and peek. Hop like bunnies, hide and seek. Robins bathe

days and shorter nights. Dance with raindrops in spring showers. Watch buds open into flowers. Come discover spring’s surprises. Pick and smell the pretty prizes. Make mud pies to bake on rocks. Make dollies out of hollyhocks. In the pond, count pollywogs. Watch them all turn into frogs. See the duckling learn to swim. Mother duck is proud of him. Look up, look up! What’s in the nest? Climb up and peek. Hop like bunnies, hide and seek. Robins bathe

in a puddle. Little mouse has to scuttle! Hello, yellow baby chicks, calf that licks, kid that kicks. Welcome, woolly little lamb. You all are part of spring’s grand plan. The sun stays up so we can play until late in this spring day. When stars pop out in the night sky, spring sings a loving lullaby. Bullfrogs croak, owls WHO-WHO. That is all this day can do.

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