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A Mirror to Nature

Written by Jane Yolen & illustrated by Jason Stemple
Published by Highlights
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In this nature-inspired poetry picture book, contemplative poems and photos about water combine allowing young readers to see the world in new ways. Nature’s beauty is captured in twelve thoughtful poems and breathtaking pictures in this winner of the John Burroughs Nature Books for Young Readers Award. Watery reflections provide an appropriate backdrop for author Jane Yolen’s musings on nature, such as a raccoon swimming with his reflected self, the water-jagged legs of a snowy egret, and the double danger of a hungry alligator at the edge of a swamp. Jason Stemple’s photographs offer whimsical peeks at the natural world we rarely chance to see. This artistic collaboration gives a unique opportunity to think about the world.

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Book Topics › nature
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Who Wrote A Mirror to Nature

Jane Yolen

Jane Yolen (hailed as the “Aesop of the twentieth century”) has written more than 350 books, won numerous awards, and received six honorary doctorates in literature. She lives outside Springfield, Massachusetts, where a bear really did visit her porch.

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Who Illustrated A Mirror to Nature

Jason Stemple

Jason Stemple is a freelance photographer who has collaborated with his mother, Jane Yolen, on many books, including the popular poetry books <i>Count Me a Rhyme</i>, <i>Color Me a Rhyme</i>, and <i>Shape Me a Rhyme</i>. Visit

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