Groundhog Weather School

By Holub, Joan & Sorra, Kristin

Publishers Summary:
The must-have book for Groundhog Day—and the rest of the year! With pop-art illustrations, a tongue-in-cheek tone, and a riot of detail, kids learn all the important aspects of Groundhog Day. And where better to learn it than Groundhog Weather School! Professor Groundhog opens a school so groundhogs can learn to accurately forecast the weather each February. Following along with the amusing cast of students, kids are drawn in by the thoroughly engaging tale while they learn fun facts about different animals (groundhogs in particular), seasons, weather, and predicting the weather. With funny asides and a comic-style approach to the illustrations, this informational story presents a fresh look at Groundhog Day through the eyes of the animals who live it each year.

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978-0-39924-659-3
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School Library Journal

Reviewed on November 1, 2009

Gr 2-4 This story combines elements of comic books, science lessons, a holiday tale, and history class. It opens with a groundhog incorrectly predicting the coming of spring, prompting a rabbit to write a letter suggesting that more groundhogs be trained and utilized to improve accuracy. Candidates are schooled in the fine points of groundhog physiology, nomenclature, G...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Horn Book Guide

Reviewed on April 1, 2010

From the humorous premise that a groundhog TV anchor needs support from field reporters to predict weather accurately, this combinati...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Junior Library Guild

Reviewed on December 1, 2009

- Combines elements of a scrapbook and comic book to great effect. The quizzes, calendars, letters, and maps are engaging and fun. - Readers will enjoy following the different animal characters, including a rabbit who is fru...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

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