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The groundhog and his shadow.

by Kurt Wiese

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Published by Viking Press in New York .
Written in English


Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ10.3.W4 Gr
The Physical Object
Pagination32 p.
Number of Pages32
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6266428M
LC Control Number59001668
OCLC/WorldCa1416278

  When Groundhog sees his shadow, half the forest creatures are excited at six more weeks of winter, and the other half aren’t so happy. The animals get the idea that they can bribe Groundhog to report the shadow verdict that they each desire. Celebrate Groundhog's Day with a Scholastic book list of fiction and nonfiction titles for grades preK-2 about the silly holiday's traditions and history. Guessing whether or not the groundhog will see his shadow on February 2 is one of our country's most fun—and funniest!—traditions.

  Holding Misto while taking a picture, as a groundhog calculates the odds of bolting out a vertical pipe. Only one dog out this day, but the groundhog didn’t know that! I picked up Misto as he exited one entrance to press his argument at another. The groundhog had his own response —very aggressive, and clicking his teeth like castanets. Many locals also claim that Phil has never made an incorrect prediction, although The Groundhog Day Book of Facts contends that a study undertaken by the United States National Oceanic and Atmosphere Administration found that he has historically been right only one out of three tries. Phil sees his shadow 90 percent of the time, meaning winter.

Punxsutawney resident Phil, a furry brown groundhog, and his shadow have been constant companions but are growing apart, both in terms of personal proclivities (“Phil loved scary movies. Shadow. About Groundhog’s Runaway Shadow. Where does the groundhog’s shadow go? Phil and his shadow do everything together. But where Phil is steady, predictable, and a little boring, Shadow is adventurous, freewheeling—even a bit rude. So they don’t get along so well anymore. Fed up, the two have a falling-out, and Shadow runs off to see the.


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The groundhog and his shadow by Kurt Wiese Download PDF EPUB FB2

An interesting book that I would use to finish up a series of books and discussions on Groundhog Day. Phil Groundhog ans his shadow are two very different /5.

Get this from a library. The groundhog and his shadow. [Kurt Wiese] -- Sick and tired of the fuss every second of February, Mr. Groundhog sells his shadow, with nearly disastrous results. Grades Godfrey Groundhog predicts -- months ahead of time, and only on a hunch -- that he won't see his shadow and an early spring will ensue.

Most of his friends celebrate the prospect of fewer weeks of winter. But Roland Raccoon runs a ski lodge, and he's not a happy camper at all. He sabotages Groundhog Day by kidnapping Godfrey/5(7).

Moose is having a Valentine’s Day party, and all his friends are so excited. Everyone except Groundhog, that is. If Groundhog sees his shadow outside, he’ll hide in his hole for six more weeks and miss the party. Determined to help their friend join them, Moose, Squirrel, Bunny, and Porcupine put their heads together and come up with a plan.

A groundhog mutiny. Will Phils shadow ever return?Phil Groundhog is so fast the only thing that can keep up with him is his shadow.

When he was little, doing everything together was fun for both of them. But now that Phils grown up, hes left behind childish things, carrying a briefcase and wearing a tie.

Shadow, not so : Charlesbridge. Groundhog's Runaway Shadow - Kindle edition by Biedrzycki, David, Biedrzycki, David. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Groundhog's Runaway Shadow/5(9).

13 Books About Groundhog Day. Janu where she is greeted by all of the animals that do not hibernate and learns from them how important her shadow is. This book can be used for holiday celebrations or as an addition to a storytime or unit on hibernation.

Gregory is a shy groundhog, and having his friend Shadow close by makes him. Groundhog Day: Punxsutawney Phil doesn't see his shadow, predicts an early spring. America's most famous groundhog, Punxsutawney Phil, did not see his shadow and predicted an early : Travis Fedschun.

Groundhog Goes Outside Groundhog Goes Outside Groundhog Goes Outside Groundhog Goes Outside. Fantasy (fiction), words, Level G (Grade 1), Lexile L. This book shares the story of Groundhog Day-from the groundhog's perspective.

Gus the groundhog can't remember the last time he saw his shadow, and he is getting worried. His judicious mix of panels and full-bleed spreads expertly controls the book's pacing. Delightful. - Kirkus Reviews Punxsutawney resident Phil, a furry brown groundhog, and his shadow have been constant companions but are growing apart, both in terms of personal proclivities ("Phil loved scary movies.

Shadow, not so much") and all-around. Groundhog Day is always February 2nd, so why does it feel like the holiday sneaks up on me each and every year.

Whether the groundhog sees his shadow or not, one book you should share with your students is Groundhog Weather School by Joan Holub and Kristin Sorra. This book takes a closer look at Groundhog Day and weather through the eyes of the groundhogs.

I also want to share a. This shadow craft is a great way to celebrate Groundhog Day. Using construction paper, kids will determine whether or not their groundhog will see his shadow. Our groundhog, pictured here, has obviously seen his.

Get the instructions for ––> Groundhog and His Shadow Craft. The groundhog can’t see its shadow on a cloudy day (or so the legend goes).

No matter whether the groundhog sees its shadow or not, kids can celebrate with this interactive groundhog day hat. This is such a a fun groundhog craft. If there will be more winter, kids can hide the cloud and push the groundhog back in its hold.

Trapped inside, what crazy scheme will they come up with to get out. Here’s the much anticipated second book in this fun new chapter book series. Groundhog's Runaway Shadow - Phil and his shadow used to do everything together. But Phil got tired of Shadow shadowing him, so Shadow up and : Bookroo.

- Children's books for Groundhog Day. See more ideas about Groundhog day, Day book and Childrens books pins. Groundhog Day is celebrated on February 2, It is based on the activities of a groundhog coming out of its winter hibernation to check for his shadow. The legend is, if the groundhog sees his shadow on this day, there will be six more weeks of wintry weather.

If he. Serious Nonsense. Groundhog Lodges, Versammlinge, and Pennsylvania German Heritage. William W. Donner “My German grandmother, living in the Rhine valley, used to say, ‘If the badger sees his shadow on Candlemas Day (February 2), winter is going to stay for another six weeks.

If. 12 Groundhog Day Books for Little Learners. Groundhog Day by Gail Gibbons. Kids will learn about Groundhog Day, its origins, and the animal at the center of Groundhog day in this informative and interesting picture book.

Groundhog Gets a Say by Pamela Curtis Swallow. Groundhog is tired of only been seen one day out of the year. Substitute Groundhog: This is a cute book about what happens when Groundhog is sick on his big day: It’s almost Groundhog Day.

But this year Groundhog is not feeling well. Owl diagnoses him with the flu and orders two days of bed rest. Then Groundhog has in idea–he can hire a substitute.

Maybe Squirrel can be the substitute, or Eagle. Find out why Groundhog sometimes sees his shadow and sometimes does not. It can be used as an on-screen pdf, printed out as posters or as a short booklet. Perfect as part of a unit on shadows or while studying about Groundhog Day.

Instructions for printing and use Print on A4 paper.4/5(1). Students made their own predictions whether or not they thought the groundhog would see his shadow. Students placed snowflakes in their groundhogs' hands if they thought he would see his shadow (six more weeks of winter).

They placed suns in the groundhogs' hands if they thought he would not see his shadow (an early spring).Some one hundred and seventy years later, Groundhog Day, celebrated on February 2nd in the U.S. and Canada, is a spirited, suspenseful day on which we discover our winter fate, or our fate as the groundhog foresees it, anyway.

If the groundhog sees his shadow, it’s another six weeks of : Grace Costantino. Father Groundhog dutifully arose on February 2 so that the people who were waiting for him wouldn't be disappointed, but it was a tiresome proceeding and when he saw his blue shadow stretching long over the sparkling snow he turned on his heel and went back to bed for another six weeks.