By Joyce Sidman
Illustrated by Rick Allen
Winter Bees & Other Poems of the Cold is a beautiful book of poetry. With winter just around the corner this book is a perfect find to check out for you or your children. The book is beautifully written and the illustrations create a vivid imagery for the reader. Beginning with the Tundra Swan and ending with the Skunk Cabbage, Winter Bees & Other Poems of the Cold, takes readers on a journey with different creatures through the season of winter. Each creature is honored with a different type of poem, addressing how they prepare for, survive through, or awaken after winter. The reader’s companion on this winter journey is a fox, who can be seen throughout the book.
Recommended for ages 4 and up.
Reviewed by Melanie (Davis Library)
Claudia Lewis Award for Poetry 2015
If you love Winter Bees & Other Poems of the Cold, please check out Before Morning another winter themed book by Joyce Sidman.