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  • Short-listed, Norma Fleck Award for Canadian Children's Non-Fiction, 2005
  • Commended, Booklist Editors' Choices, 2007
  • Commended, Canadian Children's Book Centre, Our Choice, 2005

A Second Is a Hiccup Canadian Title

By Hazel Hutchins   Illustrated by Kady MacDonald Denton   

Scholastic Canada Ltd | ISBN 9780439946100 Paperback
32 Pages | 8.04" x 9.99" | Ages 4 to 8

This lyrical poem that plays out the joys of childhood in seconds, hours, weeks and years is a wonderful choice for bedtime, playtime or anytime! Happy thoughts on ever-longer periods of time spiral out in easy rhymes, as illustrations full of colour, light and energy reflect the perfection of childhood days. A charming picture book that introduces children to the concept of time and encourages them to look at their world differently.