Oscar and the Cricket

A Book About Moving and Rolling

By Geoff Waring; Geoff Waring (Illustrator)
(Candlewick, Paperback, 9780763645120, 32pp.)

Publication Date: September 22, 2009

Other Editions of This Title: Hardcover

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Description

Start with Science books introduce kids to core science concepts through engaging stories, fresh illustrations, and supplemental activities.

One day Oscar sees a ball in the grass. "Try pushing it!" says Cricket. Oscar learns that the ball rolls slowly in grass and faster on a path, until it bounces off a tree and changes direction. Some things need a push to move, and others use their muscles to move themselves — and to move plenty of other things, too.




About the Author

Geoff Waring has worked as a graphic designer and is the illustrator of BLACK MEETS WHITE by Justine Fontes. He says that the Oscar books are based on his own cat. He lives in London.

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