Patterns are everywhere! How many can you find? This gorgeously illustrated book from Joyce Hesselberth, the creator of the acclaimed Mapping Sam, expertly introduces readers to basic patterns in nature, music, sports, art, language, and math. Pitter Pattern is an exceptional mix of fiction and nonfiction perfect for the classroom, where patterns serve as the building blocks to all subjects. For readers of Peter Reynolds’s The Dot, Lois Ehlert’s Lots of Spots, and Joyce Sidman’s Swirl by Swirl.
Pitter, pitter, pat! Pitter, pitter, pat! Hey, it’s a pitter, pitter pattern!
Lu and her friends love spotting patterns in their daily activities. Lu learns that patterns can be found at soccer practice, during her piano lessons, in dance class, at snack time, and even at the park! How many patterns can you spot as Lu goes about her week?
Patterns are an important part of preschool and early elementary education, and Pitter Pattern includes examples of patterns found in music, weather, time, play, shapes, nature, math, and language. The accessible and playful illustrations feature additional patterns for engaged readers to discover. An expert blend of fiction and nonfiction, this beautiful and innovative character-driven picture book is an ideal read-aloud for classrooms, family story times, and for fans of Hervé Tullet, Lois Ehlert, Steve Jenkins, and Joyce Sidman. Includes backmatter.
- Author/illustrator: Joyce Hesselberth
- Publisher: HarperCollins, 2020
- 40 pages, 10" x 10"
- ISBN: 9780062741233