Author: Margaret Wise Brown
Illustrator: Leonard Weisgard
Publisher: Random House
Publication Date: 1946
Genre: Animals, Picture Book, Young Adult
Awards: Caldecott Medal
Overview: The little island in the middle of the ocean experiences the many changes of the weather and seasons. This little island is quite big to all the creatures that live on it. The beautiful watercolors along side the poetic text, helps to paint a clear picture of the island in the readers mind.
Activity: Have students take a sentence or two from the book and draw a picture to accompany the text. Take the completed work and make a book out of it.
Reviewer’s Name: Kristen