Sky Tree: Seeing Science Through Art Thomas Locker

Sky Tree: Seeing Science Through Art

Author: Thomas Locker
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Book Title
Sky Tree: Seeing Science Through Art
Author
Thomas Locker
ISBN
9780064437509
"A fascinating, even glorious celebration of nature that will stir both children and adults to a finer appreciation of a wondrous, surprising world that's right within their grasp." --Booklist (starred review)In this stunning book by Thomas Locker, exquisite paintings are paired with questions about nature, making science comes alive through art.In spring, a snapping turtle lays her eggs on the hillside beneath the tree. In autumn, leaves fall as squirrels scamper up the trunk carrying nuts. And on a winter night, a backdrop of twinkling stars shines through the branches. Each day, the tree changes with the purple and pink of a sunset or a nip of cold air. But the tree is more than a thing of beauty--its changes represent the passage of time in nature.Sky Tree combines the artistic beauty and the scientific wonder of ever-changing nature into a satisfying experience for the soul and the mind.Each page poses a discussion question, and at the back of the book is an explanation of how Thomas Locker created each beautiful oil painting.--Kirkus ReviewsBinding Type: PaperbackAuthor: Thomas Locker, Candace ChristiansenPublisher: HarperCollinsPublished: 08/07/2001ISBN: 9780064437509Pages: 40Weight: 0.30lbsSize: 9.80h x 7.80w x 0.20dReview Citations: Ingram Children's Advance 07/01/2001 pg. 43Accelerated Reader Quiz #/Name: 28470 / Sky Tree: Seeing Science Through ArtReading Level: 2.9 / Interest Level: Lower Grade / Point Value: 0.5

"A fascinating, even glorious celebration of nature that will stir both children and adults to a finer appreciation of a wondrous, surprising world that's right within their grasp." --Booklist (starred review)

In this stunning book by Thomas Locker, exquisite paintings are paired with questions about nature, making science comes alive through art.

In spring, a snapping turtle lays her eggs on the hillside beneath the tree. In autumn, leaves fall as squirrels scamper up the trunk carrying nuts. And on a winter night, a backdrop of twinkling stars shines through the branches. Each day, the tree changes with the purple and pink of a sunset or a nip of cold air. But the tree is more than a thing of beauty--its changes represent the passage of time in nature.

Sky Tree combines the artistic beauty and the scientific wonder of ever-changing nature into a satisfying experience for the soul and the mind.

Each page poses a discussion question, and at the back of the book is an explanation of how Thomas Locker created each beautiful oil painting.

--Kirkus Reviews

Binding Type: Paperback
Author: Thomas Locker, Candace Christiansen
Publisher: HarperCollins
Published: 08/07/2001
ISBN: 9780064437509
Pages: 40
Weight: 0.30lbs
Size: 9.80h x 7.80w x 0.20d

Review Citations: Ingram Children's Advance 07/01/2001 pg. 43

Accelerated Reader Quiz #/Name: 28470 / Sky Tree: Seeing Science Through Art
Reading Level: 2.9 / Interest Level: Lower Grade / Point Value: 0.5

"A fascinating, even glorious celebration of nature that will stir both children and adults to a finer appreciation of a wondrous, surprising world that's right within their grasp." --Booklist (starred review)

In this stunning book by Thomas Locker, exquisite paintings are paired with questions about nature, making science comes alive through art.

In spring, a snapping turtle lays her eggs on the hillside beneath the tree. In autumn, leaves fall as squirrels scamper up the trunk carrying nuts. And on a winter night, a backdrop of twinkling stars shines through the branches. Each day, the tree changes with the purple and pink of a sunset or a nip of cold air. But the tree is more than a thing of beauty--its changes represent the passage of time in nature.

Sky Tree combines the artistic beauty and the scientific wonder of ever-changing nature into a satisfying experience for the soul and the mind.

Each page poses a discussion question, and at the back of the book is an explanation of how Thomas Locker created each beautiful oil painting.

--Kirkus Reviews

Binding Type: Paperback
Author: Thomas Locker, Candace Christiansen
Publisher: HarperCollins
Published: 08/07/2001
ISBN: 9780064437509
Pages: 40
Weight: 0.30lbs
Size: 9.80h x 7.80w x 0.20d

Review Citations: Ingram Children's Advance 07/01/2001 pg. 43

Accelerated Reader Quiz #/Name: 28470 / Sky Tree: Seeing Science Through Art
Reading Level: 2.9 / Interest Level: Lower Grade / Point Value: 0.5