A Foot in the Mouth: Poems to Speak, Sing, and Shout

Author:   Janeczko Paul B. ,  Raschka Chris
Publisher:   Candlewick Press,U.S.
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9780763660833


Pages:   61
Publication Date:   01 October 2012
Format:   Paperback
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A superbly noisy celebration of language that's sure to convert even the most reluctant poetry readers. -- Booklist (starred review) Whether rhyming, tongue-tying, or defying structure, here are more than three dozen poems that simply beg to be read aloud. The creators of A Poke in the I and A Kick in the Head complete a triplet with this collection of lively rhymes and tricky tongue twisters, poems for more than one voice, bilingual poems and poems that just may inspire kids to memorize them.

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Author:   Janeczko Paul B. ,  Raschka Chris
Publisher:   Candlewick Press,U.S.
Imprint:   Candlewick Press,U.S.
Dimensions:   Width: 25.00cm , Height: 0.50cm , Length: 24.90cm
Weight:   0.290kg
ISBN:  

9780763660833


ISBN 10:   0763660833
Pages:   61
Publication Date:   01 October 2012
Audience:   Children/juvenile ,  Children / Juvenile
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active
Availability:   To order   Availability explained
Stock availability from the supplier is unknown. We will order it for you and ship this item to you once it is received by us.

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Skillfully chosen, the poems cover a thought-provoking array of topics weaving seamlessly from silly to solemn to spooky...With much to offer for both classroom use and pleasure reading, this delightful addition to the series should be a first purchase.<br>--School Library Journal (starred review)<br><br>Punchy collages flutter acorss airy white pages in loose visual arrangements; torn scraps of origami paper layer with fluid lines in tart color... By the time the volume closes with Whitman's I Hear America Singing, readers will be emboldened to join in the song. <br>--Publishers Weekly (starred review)<br><br>The universally strong peoms, expertly tuned to both the anthology's theme and its young audience, include classic and contemporary selections...superbly noisy celebration of language that's sure to convert even the most reluctant poerty readers.<br>--Booklist (starred review)


Skillfully chosen, the poems cover a thought-provoking array of topics weaving seamlessly from silly to solemn to spooky...With much to offer for both classroom use and pleasure reading, this delightful addition to the series should be a first purchase. --School Library Journal (starred review) Punchy collages flutter acorss airy white pages in loose visual arrangements; torn scraps of origami paper layer with fluid lines in tart color... By the time the volume closes with Whitman's I Hear America Singing , readers will be emboldened to join in the song . --Publishers Weekly (starred review) The universally strong peoms, expertly tuned to both the anthology's theme and its young audience, include classic and contemporary selections...superbly noisy celebration of language that's sure to convert even the most reluctant poerty readers. --Booklist (starred review)


Author Information

Paul B. Janeczko (1945-2019) was a poet and teacher who edited numerous award-winning poetry anthologies for young people, including A Poke in the I, A Kick in the Head, A Foot in the Mouth, and The Death of the Hat, all of which were illustrated by Chris Raschka; Firefly July, illustrated by Melissa Sweet; and The Proper Way to Meet a Hedgehog and Other How-To Poems, illustrated by Richard Jones. He also wrote Worlds Afire; Requiem: Poems of the Terezin Ghetto; Top Secret: A Handbook of Codes, Ciphers, and Secret Writing; Double Cross: Deception Techniques in War; The Dark Game: True Spy Stories from Invisible Ink to CIA Moles, a finalist for the YALSA Award for Excellence in Nonfiction for Young Adults; and Secret Soldiers: How the U.S. Twenty-Third Special Troops Fooled the Nazis. Chris Raschka is a Caldecott Award-winning illustrator of more than twenty books for children, including I Pledge Allegiance, A Child's Christmas In Wales, and The Grasshopper's Song. He lives in New York City.

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