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Once Round the Sun

By Elsa-Brita Titchenell

Illustrated by Justin C. Gruelle and Elizabeth A. Russell

Now you see him — now you don't. As our earth orbits our star, Uncle Peppercorn is Peter's constant (though not constantly visible) companion, always at hand to help satisfy a little boy's curiosity. When Uncle Peppercorn gives Peter the Big Year, Peter's eyes and ears are opened to the magic of nature, and he can talk with the wild creatures of field and forest, air and earth, and learn how they live through the changing seasons. Combining science with fun, the story draws on a child's natural sense of wonder at everyday things and events, stressing values without moralizing.

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