?One day I listened. I listened to all the sounds I heard. I listened and I wondered.? Starting with these simple words, Quiet as a Butterfly follows an attentive boy as he listens his way through a school day. He hears a clock ticking, horns beeping, school bells ringing, rain drippi... ng, pans clanging, and, at day?s end, the staircase creaking and his father snoring. The book?s point is not to explain how hearing works; rather, it aims to sharpen young readers? awareness of all they can listen to? and all they can learn as they do.
"From a clock's ticks in the morning to a father's snores at night, sounds are everywhere. That's what an attentive boy discovers as he listens his way through a school day. He perceives that sounds can be loud or soft and low or high. And sometimes, he notices, things like butterflies and wiggling worms are so quiet, he can't hear them at all. The point of this gentle book is not to explain how your sense of hearing works; rather, it aims to sharpen your awareness of all you can hear ... and all you canlearn when you listen. Quiet as a Butterfly is part of a set about senses in the I Wonder Why book series, written to ignite the curiosity of children in grades K-3 while encouraging them to become avid readers. The books in this set explore the marvels of hearing, seeing, smelling, and related phenomena. Included in each volume is a Parent/Teacher Handbook with coordinating activities."--
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