Red Sings from Treetops (Hardcover)

A Year in Colors

By Joyce Sidman, Pamela Zagarenski (Illustrator)

Houghton Mifflin, 9780547014944, 32pp.

Publication Date: April 1, 2009

List Price: 17.99*
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With original and spot-on perceptions, Joyce Sidman's poetry brings the colors of the seasons to life in a fresh light, combining the senses of sight, sound, smell and taste. In this Caldecott Honor book, illustrator Pam Zagarenski's interpretations go beyond the concrete, allowing us to not just see color, but feel it.

Praise For Red Sings from Treetops: A Year in Colors

A 2010 Caldecott Honor Book

"It's wonderfully strange to read of colors with sounds, smells and tastes."--New York Times Book Review

"A charming inspiration to notice colors and correlate emotions"--Kirkus Reviews, starred review

"This book has a freshness and visual impact all its own, and it will inspire a rainbow of uses."--The Bulletin, starred review

"Sustaining the playfulness of the text and its sense of awe, mystery, and beauty, the illustrations contribute gracefully to the celebration."--Horn Book, starred review

"As the title implies, the colors that surprise on every page, do sing."--Booklist, starred review