Leaflets Three, Let It Be!

The Story of Poison Ivy

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ISBN: 9781620914458

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Published by (2015-04-07)

What's the first thing anyone hears about poison ivy? "Leaflets three, let it be!" But this engaging nonfiction book will surprise readers who fear the itch–inducing plant. Taking us through the year, the narrative introduces the rabbit who nibbles on the tender leaves after a hard winter, the salamander who shelters in the plant's cool, umbrella–shadows, the fall insects who wrap themselves in poison–ivy blankets, and the birds who feast on its berries in the starving heart of winter. Poison ivy has always seemed mysterious in its danger, but it too has a purpose and it has something to give.

Book Details

Format: Hardcover
Price: 16.95 CAD / 16.95 USD
Published: 2015-04-07
ISBN: 9781620914458
Page Count: 32
Trim Size: 8 x 10
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This attractive informational picture book provides a strong overview of poison ivy. . . . Sanchez conveys solid information on this potentially irritating plant through a delightful narrative. . . . Brickman's detailed watercolors depict a host of varied wildlife interacting with the plant or coexisting with it. . . . Useful content becomes engaging and compelling. . . . A strong addition to biology and life studies units, this one may even save kids from an itchy experience.' —School Library Journal

Sanchez introduces a new perspective on this potentially itch-causing plant. . . . While most readers won't become cheerleaders for poison ivy, they will at least come away with a greater understanding of its importance and an increased ability to identify it.' —Kirkus Reviews

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