One Hot Summer Day

by Nina Crews

Instead of playing games indoors near the fan (it's on high), a bead-braided... read more

Instead of playing games indoors near the fan (it's on high), a bead-braided dark-skinned child spends the day outside. Crews' impressionistic photo-collages offer sensory interpretations of the heat and relieving rain. Rather than telling a story, the images reflect one child's hot-day play in an urban neighborhood, encouraging children to remember times when the temperature takes charge. (Ages 3-6)

© Cooperative Children's Book Center, Univ. of Wisconsin - Madison, 1995

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