Step Gently Out is children’s picture book in which poet Helen Frost’s verse accompanies the incredible garden insect photographs of artist/photographer Rick Lieder.
Frost’s poem is a sweet accompaniment to Lieder’s pictures, a very light narration for photos that really speak for themselves. We got this book this week, and it’s a real favorite with me and my four-year-old, and has sparked many conversations and bug-watching expeditions on the way home from day-care. To this end, there’s a nice entomological appendix with interesting facts about all the bugs featured in the book.
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