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Aug 01, 2010
| ISBN 9781590788288
| 5-7 years
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Aug 01, 2010 | ISBN 9781590788288 | 5-7 years
Dazzling wordplay sets young imaginations spinning. Rebecca Kai Dotlich pays poetic tribute to things that shake or slap, whoosh or whirl, swirl or spill in this captivating book of verse. With charming illustrations by Karen Dugan, these twenty-three poems sparkle with clever imagery and crackle with dazzling wordplay. Here’s a remarkable collection by a gifted poet.
Rebecca Kai Dotlich is the author of over a dozen poetry and picture books, including Grumbles from the Forest (co-authored with Jane Yolen) and Lemonade Sun. She’s been a poetry advisor and contributing columnist for Creative Classroom and Teaching K-8,… More about Rebecca Kai Dotlich
“Colors are bright without being garish and there’s a sense of joy throughout. A different way of viewing the world around us.”–Kirkus Reviews“Colorful illustrations full of swirling movement enhance the playfulness of the verses. These imaginative poems could be used to inspire children’s own creative writing.”–School Library Journal“[T]his exuberant physical romp is grounded in realism and the joy of language.”–Booklist
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