Math is all around us, and in this clever and enlightening picture book, readers see how math, nature, and poetry intermingle and collaborate . . . well, naturally. Each clever equation is a tiny, perfect poem that prompts readers to look at the ordinary and see the miraculous. Can you look at an egg in a nest and see a jewelry box? How are sunlight and heat like an alarm clock? Engaging sidebars reveal the science behind the signs of spring.
Laura Purdie Salas knows that poetry and science are both about exploring the world. Part poet and part scientist, Laura is the award-winning author of more than one hundred books, including<i> If You Were the Moon</i>, <i>A Rock Can Be</i>, and<i> Water Can Be</i>. She experiences spring, summer, fall, and winter in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
Micha Archer is an illustrator and now an author/illustrator of two books. She worked as a Kindergarten teacher for many years where she integrated art in her classroom daily. She loved using books as teaching tools in her classroom. She has two grown children and lives with her husband in Western Massachusetts. She climbs her favorite mountain behind her house all the time and loves being in her garden and orchard whenever she is not in her studio. She lived in India as a child and travels yearly to Costa Rica for several months. She speaks Spanish fluently.