"We're riding the Earth in a great spinning circle around the Sun, from your birthday to your next birthday.... You will need exactly 364 more sunrises, all clouds included."
"In Debra Frasier's A Birthday Cake Is No Ordinary Cake we circle the Sun collecting the ingredients for our cake: summer shade, red leaves, snowy shivers, and robin's song."
- Visit the author's webpage for related classroom activities such as a paper plate cake clock and birthday booklets.
- Make a birthday graph and count how many birthdays are in each month of the year. You might want to include other classes, staff members, or classroom visitors in the graph!
- Learn to say Happy Birthday in other languages.
March 11, 2011: Happy Birthday to a Very Special Shining Star.
Other Birthday Books: