12:57 PM–Spring starts today!

I heard a radio DJ announce that spring will arrive today at 12:57 PM!!  I don’t know how they can get it down to the minute, however I’m thrilled!  I think we’ve all been waiting for this day.

Take a look at some of these books to continue this good feeling!

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Baby Loves Spring! a lift-the-flap book by Karen Katz

On a fine spring day, Baby goes for a walk and wonders about what she sees and hears in a tree, in the dirt, and behind a bush.

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Mud by Mary Lyn Ray

As winter melts into spring, the frozen earth turns into magnificent mud.

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Mouse and Mole: fine feathered friends by Wong Herbert Yee

When spring arrives, Mole and Mouse find a unique way to bird watch.


Rabbit’s Good News by Ruth Bornstein

Rabbit leaves her warm dark burrow and discovers that spring has come.

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When Will It Be Spring?  by Catherine Walters

Although Mother Bear urges Alfie to be patient and sleep, he cannot wait to see tiny butterflies on the wing and hear baby birds chirp in the trees.


In Like a Lion, Out Like a Lamb by Marion Dane Bauer

Describes in verse the lion that is March weather, which finally gives way to the lamb of spring.

About Kathy

Senior Librarian, Children's Dept, Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh
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