Dirty Laundry Pile by Paul B. Janeczko; Melissa Sweet (Illustrator)Pssst...reader! I've got something to tell you. I'm not just another book of poetry. I'm full of voices you've never heard before. Have you ever wondered what it would be like to be a turtle, a snowflake, or a pile of dirty laundry? All sorts of objects and animals speak up in these poems that are just shouting to be read. So what are you waiting for? Check me out!
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Publication Date: 2001-05-22
Joyful Noise by Paul Fleischman; Eric Beddows (Illustrator)From the Newbery Medal winning author of Seedfolks, Paul Fleischman, Joyful Noise is a collection of irresistible poems that celebrates the insect world. Funny, sad, loud, and quiet, each of these poems resounds with a booming, boisterous, joyful noise. The poems resound with the pulse of the cicada and the drone of the honeybee. Eric Beddows′s vibrant drawings send each insect soaring, spinning, or creeping off the page in its own unique way. Paul Fleischman has created not only a fascinating guide to the insect world but an exultant celebration of life.
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Publication Date: 2019-06-18
Poetree by Caroline Pignat; François Thisdale (Illustrator)Caroline Pignat's first picture book is an intriguing blend of carefully composed verbal images, knit together with extraordinary visuals by the award-winning François Thisdale. The poem is about the yearly cycle in the life of trees. But it's also an intriguing poetic concoction. The initial letters of each line in each stanza spell out a word that pertains to the theme. For example, in the section on spring, the vertical letters spell out: SEED, GERMINATE, SHOOT, ROOTS, LEAVES, FLOWERS.