Flip, Float, Fly: Seeds on the Move

Flip Float Fly Seeds on the Move Fans of From Seed to Plant a perennial seller by Gail Gibbons will want this lushly illustrated picture book A gust of wind lifes a maple seed sending it spinning like a shiny green helicopter thro

  • Title: Flip, Float, Fly: Seeds on the Move
  • Author: JoAnn Early Macken
  • ISBN: 9780823420438
  • Page: 446
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Fans of From Seed to Plant, a perennial seller by Gail Gibbons, will want this lushly illustrated picture book A gust of wind lifes a maple seed, sending it spinning like a shiny green helicopter throught the sky Where wil it land From splashing away in a raindrop to scurrying with scampering squirrels to hitching rides on your sleeves and socks, seeds have many ingenioFans of From Seed to Plant, a perennial seller by Gail Gibbons, will want this lushly illustrated picture book A gust of wind lifes a maple seed, sending it spinning like a shiny green helicopter throught the sky Where wil it land From splashing away in a raindrop to scurrying with scampering squirrels to hitching rides on your sleeves and socks, seeds have many ingenious ways to traveling to new laces, growing roots, and beginning the cycle again.

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      JoAnn Early Macken

    About Author

    1. JoAnn Early Macken is the author of five picture books, including Baby Says Moo , Waiting Out the Storm, and Flip, Float, Fly Seeds on the Move, and many educational books for children Her poems appear in many children s magazines and anthologies, including the Poetry Friday Anthology for Celebrations Her poetry instruction guide Write a Poem Step by Step is based on her workshops.JoAnn earned her M.F.A in Writing for Children and Young Adults from Vermont College of Fine Arts She has taught graduate, undergraduate, and continuing education writing courses at four Wisconsin colleges.JoAnn contributes to the Teaching Authors group blog She presents writing workshops for writers of all ages She lives in Shorewood, Wisconsin Visit her web site at joannmacken.

    One thought on “Flip, Float, Fly: Seeds on the Move

    1. This poetic book takes a look at the fascinating world of seeds that fly through the air I found this an especially appropriate book as my windows are filled with drifting cottonwood fluff, so thick it looks like a heavy snow in the air Children will enjoy finding seeds that they know, like dandelions and maple tree seeds Some of the seeds will be new, like the basswood or touch me nots which have interesting journeys they make The marriage of poetry and science is such a winning one here Macken [...]


    2. This book is quite wonderful in the way it describes and articulates the many ways seeds grow into so many wonderful things It is very poetic and richly describes the ways with vibrant verbs The beautiful drawings add another level to the already interesting and dynamic story I love that there is a glossary that includes illustrations because it adds another layer to the educational and fun story A must for anyone wanted to help children understand the importance and wonder of seeds in nature.


    3. This is a great little book about seeds It shows different types of seeds and how they can travel from place to place Some of these seeds will be planted and grow, and some will not There are illustrations depicting flowers, trees, fruit, and parts of plants Seeds are shown to travel in many different ways.I love the pictures in this book This book has a lot of vocabulary in it I like how the book shows how interconnected the things in the world are.This would be a great book to use when talking [...]


    4. Flip, Float, Fly by Joann Early Macken is a beautiful nonfiction book that teaches about how different kinds of seeds move around Macken uses poetic language that flows and makes it fun to read Pam Paparone s illustrations are really beautiful This would be a great book to use in a classroom The poetic feel makes it easy to read and makes for a really good read aloud The pictures are really good about showing what the seeds look like This would be great to read along with a science unit on plant [...]


    5. This book chronicles how a variety of seeds are spread and replanted, and identifies a variety of plant related vocabulary It could be used in conjunction with a plant themed curriculum to talk about how seeds are spread and grow, and given the variety represented in the book, could also be used to talk about different ecosystems As there are detailed pictures in the book, it could also be used to find seeds in the children s environment, and the children could practice moving or spreading the s [...]


    6. Science Fiction This books talks about all the different forms of seeds It talks about how they travel and how they grow This book is fiction because of the picture and the rhyming of all the words This book is wonderful for an introduction to how plants grow This books is best served for kindergarten or first grade.


    7. This books focuses on the life cycle of plants, looking at how seeds spread and grow plants Each page shows a different seed and a different way that they germinate.The illustrations are gentle acrylics that highlight the beauty of nature There is also an inset on each page that shows a closer look at the different seeds.


    8. This would make for a wonderful read aloud in a primary classroom where students are learning about growing plants Seeds of all sorts Flip, Float, and Fly across the pages just as they do in real life.


    9. This is a great book for both science and rhyme This book goes through the process of a seed turning into a plant It talks about the different ways in which a seed can be transfered It also has different activities in the back about what to do with different seeds The illustrations are great


    10. The illustrations are not exactly my favorite style, but they work This book is great to introduce young children to the concept of seeds, plants and growth It pairs well with other garden books and would be a good addition to a new storytime kit.


    11. This book is very educational in dealing with science It gives pictures and explanations on how many different seeds are planted, whether by man or nature, along with what the seeds look like and turn into.


    12. This book illustrates how seeds are transferred from one place to another It talks about the different factors that affect the seeds flight It also introduces students to different kinds of plant seeds Integrates science and literature.




    13. Excellent nonfiction about seeds, explaining in lyrical prose the basics of plant reproduction for young children Illustrations are detailed and vibrant Highly recommend.


    14. COMMON CORE, INFORMATIONAL TEXT, NARRATIVE TEXT, SEEDS, PLANTS Plants Seeds Pre K First Second grade How seeds plants spread


    15. Great information about seeds accompanied by illustrations with features like cutaways, insets, diagrams, and an author s note at the end Perfect for young children


    16. Beautiful pictures, factual language and life connections will make this book a winner in a classroom or library Definitions with pictures at the end really solidify the information Lovely





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