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Grumbles from the Town

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Grumbles from the Town by Jane Yolen and Rebecca Kai Dotlich
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Sep 13, 2016 | ISBN 9781590789223
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    Sep 13, 2016 | ISBN 9781590789223 | 5-9 years

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This quirky Mother Goose book turns convention on its head. Each of the 14 selections contemporizes a traditional rhyme and pairs it with a rebuttal or an aside by a grumpy protagonist… inventive.’ —Kirkus Reviews

“‘Creative… broad-ranging… spins on Mother Goose nursery rhymes… Whimsical, cartoonish acrylic-and-pencil illustrations incorporate playful details and decorative page embellishments, blending classic scenarios and contemporary settings and elements. A playful addition to any poetry section.” —Booklist

“The imaginative poems can tickle the funny bone… an excellent choice for writing workshops and classroom prompts.” —School Library Journal

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