22 March 2010

On the Same Day in March

On the Same Day in March: A Tour of the World's Weather by Marilyn Singer (with illustrations by Frane Lessac)

'in Paris, France

The sun slips out, still winter pale.
But all over the city,
at bus stops and markets,
on small streets and grand boulevards,
people hurrying to work or school,
people, huddled in their coats and scarves,
sitting at outdoor cafes and sipping chocolat-
all of them turn up their faces
to enjoy the sun's shy smile.

On the same day in March...'

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  1. What an interesting looking book - we like to talk about other countries - James loves to look at the globe and ask where places are. xx

  2. That looks like a great book. I will be looking for it the next time I go to the library.

  3. This sounds like a great book. We love to see what's happening in other parts of the world.