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On the Same Day in March A Tour of the World's Weather

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ISBN-10: 0064435288

ISBN-13: 9780064435284

Edition: N/A

Authors: Marilyn Singer, Fran� Lessac, Singer

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On the same day in March... Polar bears ride on Artic ice. People in French cafes turn up their faces to the sun. Hailstones roll over Indian hillsides. Rain makes a river in Kenya. 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. In this poetic exploration of longitude and weather, with bright and detailed paintings of seventeen different places, Marilyn Singer and Frane Lessac show us what's happening from the poles to the equator-- all on the same day in March. Top 10 Science Books for Children 2000 (Booklist) and Notable Children's Trade Books in the Field of Social Studies 2001,…    
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Book details

List price: $7.99
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 12/24/2001
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 40
Size: 8.00" wide x 10.00" long x 0.25" tall
Weight: 0.286
Language: English

Marilyn Singer was born in the Bronx, New York, on October 3, 1948, and lived most of her early life in North Massapequa on Long Island. She attended Queens College, City University of New York as an English major and education student, and for her junior year, attended Reading University, in England. She holds a bachelor's degree in English from Queens and a MA in Communications from New York University. Marilyn Singer had been teaching English in New York City high schools for several years when she began writing in 1974. Initially, she wrote film notes, catalogues, teacher's guides and filmstrips. She also began looking into magazine writing. Her article proposals were not very…    

Ms. Lessac has illustrated and written many books. Her own My Little Island was a Reading Rainbow Featured Selection. Her paintings have been exhibited in galleries throughout the world. She lives in Fremantle, Australia, with her husband, their two children, a cat, and some fish.