NPM 2021 Day 12: Dream Big, Little Scientists

Today’s poetry book is a lullaby for little scientists everywhere.

1-DBLS COVERI can’t believe no one has thought of something like this book before because it’s a brilliant concept.  “Dream Big, Little Scientists” is a fun bedtime book to read to those kiddos who are scientifically minded.  Writer Michelle Schaub has a great rhythm throughout the book but also includes just about every field of science you can imagine.  Illustrator Alice Potter has some clever fun on each page with subtle inclusions I loved pouring over (from posters to bed decor).  And there’s a rich diversity of characters for every kiddo too.  Another brilliant choice!  As this is another “whole book” poem, I had a really hard time choosing just one spread to share.  I was torn between the geology spread (as my hubby loves rocks) and the oceanography spread.  Guess which one won out?

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Look!  It’s Jacques Cousteau!  Of course.  Hee!  And notice the inhaler on the bedside table.  Interesting choice.

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And I LOVE that poster with the names of the layers of the ocean.  SUCH a nice touch!

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And if you’re looking for more poetry fun this month, be sure to check out the Kidlitosphere Event Roundup!

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