Swirl by Swirl: Spirals in Nature

by Joyce Sidman

Illustrations by Beth Krommes

“A spiral is a snuggling shape. It fits neatly in small places. Coiled tight, warm and safe, it waits . . . for a chance to expand.” What else do spirals do? Information about examples of spirals presented in the book. Full-color scratchboard illustrations.

ISBN: 9780547315836

JLG Release: January 2012

JLG Member Price

Out of Stock


Grades K-1


12 books / $15.80 a book

  • Book Details




    Print Book




    Houghton Mifflin

    Page Count


    Trim Size

    9 1/4" x 9 1/4"

    Dewey Classification


    Scholastic Reading Counts

    Level: 1.1, Points: 1


    Level: AD510L

    Awards & Honors

    2012 Charlotte Zolotow Award Highly Commended; Booklist Lasting Connections of 2012, Science; Outstanding Science Trade Books for Students K-12: 2012; Best Books of 2011, Nonfiction; ALA Notable Children 's Book 2012, All Ages; SLJ Best Books of 2011, Nonfiction; Amazon.com Best Books of 2011, Picture Books; Booklist Top 10 Books for Youth, Science & Health; Booklist 2011 Editors' Choice, Books for Youth, Nonfiction, Young Readers; 2012 CCBC Choices

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