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Weaving the Rainbow

Illustrated by Stephanie Anderson

About The Book

How do you make a rainbow?
If you are a weaver you can make a rainbow with wool.
If you are a sheep you can BE a rainbow.
Here's how.

About The Author

Photograph by Ann W. Olson

George Ella Lyon is the author of Trucks Roll!Planes Fly!, and Boats Float!, cowritten with her son Benn. Among George Ella’s other books are the ALA Notable All the Water in the World, What Forest Knows, and Time to Fly. A former Kentucky Poet Laureate, she lives with her family in Lexington, Kentucky. Visit her online at GeorgeEllaLyon.com.

About The Illustrator

Stephanie Anderson lives in Pittsfield, Massachusetts. Her first picture book was Weaving the Rainbow, by George Ella Lyon, in which her art was praised by Kirkus Reviews as "exquisite."

Product Details

  • Publisher: Atheneum/Richard Jackson Books (March 1, 2004)
  • Length: 40 pages
  • ISBN13: 9780689851698
  • Grades: P - 2
  • Ages: 3 - 6

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Awards and Honors

  • Kansas NEA Reading Circle List PrimaryTitle
  • Kentucky Bluegrass Award Master List
  • Volunteer State Book Award Nominee (TN)
  • Marion Vannett Ridgway Award
  • Ohio Farm Bureau Child Lit Award Honor Book

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