Filled with lush illustrations, this counting book reveals both the pleasure and the tranquility of the Japanese garden, while introducing haiku poetry, with eleven poems that are simple and easy to follow. Follow along as the young girl explores the beauty of the garden, and discover the fun of haiku.
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…the elements of this work. . . meld together into a lovely whole that both entertains. . . and educates. (Kirkus Reviews, starred review)
A useful introduction to the haiku form…a series of meditative images. (Publishers Weekly)
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Paperback | $6.99
Published by Puffin Books Mar 17, 2005| 32 Pages| 8-1/2 x 9-1/2| 5-8 years| ISBN 9780142401958