About the Book StoryPlay Books is the smart way to read and play together! Each quality story will delight readers while building early literacy skills. This rhyming story about the arrival of spring focuses on nature. Full color. 7 x 8. Book Synopsis StoryPlay (TM) Books -- the best new way to engage with your little one during story time -- continues with four new stories! StoryPlay Books is the smart way to read and play together! StoryPlay Books offer fun ways to engage with little ones during story time and playtime with prompts and activities that everyone will love! Each quality story will delight readers while building early literacy skills for ages 3-5 by helping them develop: problem-solving abilities, reading comprehension, social development, pre-reading skills, memory strength and more! Each book includes story-related games and crafts to extend the reading experience. Teachers agree that StoryPlay Books are perfect for parents looking to stimulate and engage their kids at home while having fun together! Each book also shines a spotlight on important topics for this age. It's Spring! -- a rhyming story about the arrival of spring -- focuses on nature.Are you ready to start reading the StoryPlay way? Ready. Set. Smart! From the Back Cover Ready. Set. Smart! StoryPlay(TM) books offer exciting ways to engage with your little one during story time and playtime! Get school-ready with StoryPlay(TM) prompts and activities that help develop: - Problem-solving abilities - Social development - Reading comprehension - Pre-reading skills - Memory strength This book shines a spotlight on NATURE. About the Author Born and raised in suburban Wyckoff, New Jersey, Melissa Sweet studied art at the Kansas City Art Institute. She has worked at various types of commercial art, and has created posters, greeting cards, and one-of-a-kind handmade books. Since entering the world of children's books, she has published over 60 titles. Her lighthearted, gentle cartoon illustrations have graced a wide range of children's books from board books to series fiction to more serious nonfiction subjects, all very successfully. She received a Caldecott Honor for her work in A River of Words: The Story of William Carlos Williams. Samantha Berger is the award-winning author of Crankenstein, What If, Snoozefest, Martha Doesn't Say Sorry, and over 80 books for young readers. She also writes cartoons and does voice-overs. Samantha splits her time between New York City and sunny California. Visit her online at samanthaberger.com.