On the Same Day in March
A Tour of the World's Weather
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In this poetic exploration of longitude and weather, with bright and detailed paintings of seventeen different places, Marilyn Singer and Frané Lessac show us what's happening from the poles to the equator—all on the same day in March.
This beautiful and accessible picture book explores how on the same day that it's icy cold in the Artic, it's foggy in Louisiana, sunny in Barbados, and blowing wild winds called willy-willies in Austrailia...
"A meteorological trip around the globe, pointing out the drastically different weather conditions that can occur in various places, all on the same day." (Publishers Weekly)
"Classes engaged in units on weather or world geography will find this book most interesting. Others will enjoy the repetition, the detailed illustrations, and the tiny taste of faraway places. A useful and engaging addition." (School Library Journal)
HarperFestival, 9780064435284, 40pp.
Publication Date: December 24, 2001
About the Author
Frané Lessac is an American who has traveled all over the world. She now lives in Fremantle, Australia, but always looks forward to visiting Texas with her family. To bring the Lone Star State to life with gouache paints, Frané did extensive research using a video camera, a still camera, and actual and virtual tours. She is the illustrator of more than thirty books for children, including Capital! Washington D.C. from A to Z and New York, New York! The Big Apple from A to Z, both by Laura Krauss Melmed.