The Mole Sisters and Wavy Wheat by Roslyn Scwartz, Saoussan Askar
  

Synopsis

The Mole Sisters and Wavy Wheat by Roslyn Scwartz, Saoussan Askar

An adventure with the irresistible and irrepressible Mole Sisters. After starting out in a new direction, the Mole Sisters find themselves in the middle of a field of wavy wheat. Back and forth, up and down, the Mole Sisters play the time away, going everywhere they canincluding straight to bed at the end of their tiring day.

Reviews

Schwartz's pencil-colored illustrations significantly extend the simple text. The colors are soft and her backgrounds are muted shadings of color. Though the experience of being in a wheat field is outside of most young urban children's understanding, Schwartz's skillful use of onomatopoeia draws them into the experience. We hear the mole sisters

... and we know what they are doing by the sounds they make. The subtly of the text and illustrations of these gentle books will require child/adult interaction to obtain their maximum potential. The humor in the mole sisters

's endings reassure children that unknown objects can become part of their safe environment. [A] good book for preschoolers to share while sitting quietly with on their parent's lap. Recommended.--Kathleen Kirk Canadian Materials (10/04/2002)'

About the Author

Roslyn Schwartz has lived in many places, including London, Paris, and San Francisco; she currently resides in Montreal. Roslyn is the author and illustrator of the first six popular Mole Sisters books as well as a new picture book for toddlers, Yo Baby!. She has also worked on animated films.

More books by this author

Other Formats

Book Info

Format

Paperback
32 pages
Interest Age: From 2

Author

Roslyn Scwartz, Saoussan Askar
More books by Roslyn Scwartz, Saoussan Askar

Publisher

Annick Press Ltd

Publication date

12th October 2000

ISBN

9781550376609


It’s a community united by a passion for books and promoting the best there is in children’s literature.

Sam Bateman and family

At @HHSHaringey we love @lovereading4kids because our pupils can practice reviewing & get free upcoming books before anyone else!

Helen Swinyard – Heartlands High

We love Lovereading4kids because they put books in front of us we wouldn’t otherwise have read. They make us more adventurous readers!

Emily Jacques

I love Lovereading4kids because I get an opportunity to put my opinion forward and to try new books

Elosie Clarkson – age 11

I am so pleased to have signed my kids up as they are reading a much wider range of books and even choosing books out of their comfort zone.

Angela East

I love ‘LoveReading 4 kids’ because they let you read and learn things you’d never dreamed of learning before.

Emily Horncastle – age 11

I love all the books they recommend & put up for me to review. I also love the fact that they give new authors the chance to share their boo

Daisy Pennock – age 15

Writing reviews help the children with their literacy skills and we always read the books together which gives us good quality family time!

Cat Bisland (on behalf of the Bi
Lovereading

Lovereading 4 schools