On the Same Day in March

by Marilyn Singer
illus.by Frané Lessac

On the same day in March…
Polar bears ride on Artic ice.
People in French cafes turn up
their faces to the sun.
Hailstones roll over Indian hillsides.
Rain makes a river in Kenya.

On the same day that it’s icy cold in the Arctic, it’s foggy in Louisiana, sunny in Barbados, and blowing wild winds called willy-willies in Australia. In this poetic exploration of longitude and weather, with bright and detailed paintings of seventeen different places, Marilyn Singer and Frane Lessac show us what’s happening from the poles to the equator – all on the same day in March.

Awards

HarperCollins USA Booklist

Top Ten Science Books 2000

2000 Notable Trade Book in Social Studies (NCSS/CBC)

About Frané

Frané loves to travel and create books based on her worldwide journeys. She is an artist and an author-illustrator, publishing over forty books for children. Frané speaks at festivals in Australia and overseas sharing the process of writing and illustrating books, empowering both children and adults.