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A Child’s Calendar

CRITICS HAVE SAID

  • “Updike’s poetry and Hyman’s glowing illustrations lovingly portray a year in the life of a child . . . in this gem.”—School Library Journal, starred review
  • “Each evocative illustration has its own story to tell, celebrating the small moments in children’s lives with clarity and sensitivity, with empathy and joy.  A beautifully illustrated edition of Updike’s poems for children.”—Booklist
  • “The language and illustrations are . . . vibrantly alive enough to keep young readers occupied through more than one reading.”—Publishers Weekly

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