Everything Changes Author:Ruth Rea Howell For young children a year is a long time. It is hard to remember in winter what summer was like or how long ago it happened. It is hard to think of weather so warm you don't need a coat, of playing in a pool, of leaves on trees and flowers in the garden, of worms under stones and lady bugs on leaves of grass. And in summer it is hard to remember... more » what cold and snow and the wonders of winter are like or to know how long it will be before they come again and what things will happen in between.
In Everything Changes, the year can be seen as a cycle, each part leading to the next, and sometimes things happening in one season because of what was done in another--like crocuses that bloom in spring because they were planted in the fall.
This is a book that can be used with children in school and with children at home. It can be read all at once, or it can be used a season at a time. It is a book to make children look around them and see what the world is like all through the year.« less