Are We Pears Yet? (Hardcover)
Roaring Brook Press, 9781626723511, 40pp.
Publication Date: September 19, 2017
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Two seeds can't wait to be pears, but growing takes time and patience in this funny and informative picture book from Miranda Paul, the author of Water is Water.
"When will we be pears?"
--"After we find soil."
"Hooray We are going to be pears Are we pears yet?"
--"No Just be patient and wait."
Written entirely in dialogue and staged as a play, Are We Pears Yet? is a clever and hilarious informational picture book that will make you look at growth cycles and fruit trees in a whole new way. Carin Berger's artfully composed collaged stage sets will delight and amaze you.
About the Author
Miranda Paul has written everything from articles on gardening to poems about the life cycle of a butterfly. She lives a short drive from the shoreline in Green Bay, Wisconsin, with her husband, children, and two friendly cats who love taking baths. Are We Pears Yet? is her second book for Roaring Brook Press following the acclaimed Water Is Water.Carin Berger is an award-winning author, designer and illustrator of many books for young readers. Her book the The Little Yellow Leaf was named a New York Times Best Illustrated Children's Books selection. She is also the illustrator of Stardines Swim High Across the Sky and Behold the Bold Umbrellaphant, both by Jack Prelutsky. Are We Pears Yet? is her first book for Roaring Brook Press. She lives with her family in New York City.