We Are Branches
We Are Branches

We Are Branches

Written by Joyce Sidman & illustrated by Beth Krommes
2 - 5
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May 2, 2023
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Caldecott winner Beth Krommes and Newbery Honor-winning poet Joyce Sidman team up in this singular celebration of a beautiful, fascinating shape in nature. A nonfiction picture book companion to their acclaimed Swirl by Swirl.Branches are all around us: in butterfly wings, on gecko toes, in flowers, frost, and mud. Whether as electricity moving across the sky or rivers flowing to the sea, branches are nature’s most efficient way to spread and to connect. They are even found inside our own bodies, helping us reach and grow with each breath and heartbeat.Branches–strong, hopeful, beautiful–are the shape of life. How many can you find?

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    Book Details

    Publication Date
    May 2, 2023
    Clarion Books
    Page Count
    Reading Age
    2 - 5 years

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