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Writing a Poem

Cecilia Minden, Kate Roth (authors)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534140615

Writing is an important skill that kids use almost every day. The goal of the Write it Right series is to make kids writing experts. Writing a Poem is full of tips and tricks to help kids channel their creativity, from distinguishing rhyme from rhythm to organizing stanzas. This book includes a table of contents, glossary, index, author biography, activities, and instructions.

Lineup for Yesterday

Ogden Nash (author) C. F. Payne (illustrator)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566602419

Using an alphabetical approach, the famous wordsmith Ogden Nash paid entertaining tribute to 24 legends of the diamond, encapsulating each in just 4 clever lines. The masterful mixed-media illustrations of C. F. Payne portray these heroes of summer in their athletic primes in this, the first-ever picture book publication of Nash's classic.

Simon Says Open the Book

Emilia Zebrowska (author) Susan Reagan (illustrator)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781640001480

In this illustrated book based on the beloved children’s game, readers and listeners alike are prompted to act out the commands as the rhythmic text leads to a sleep-inducing conclusion.

What to Do with a String

Jane Yolen (author) C. F. Payne (illustrator)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781640001374

Snag the spirit of adventure and lasso the limitless horizons of imagination to discover all the simple yet fantastical things one can make out of a string—from slingshots to sails, swings to phone lines—in this sequel to Jane Yolen’s popular picture book, What to Do with a Box (2016).

The Greatest Table

Michael J. Rosen (author) Becca Stadtlander (illustrator)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566609869

In a world of bountiful food yet increasing food insecurity, we are called to remember that all creatures have a place—and may be fed sustainably—at the greatest, communal table offered by our planet.

Dream Song

Walter de la Mare (author) Monique Felix (illustrator)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781640001497

This dreamy poem about all the kinds of light at the "shut of day" evokes a world of wonder.

Mother Ghost: Nursery Rhymes for Little Monsters

Rachel Kolar (author) Roland Garrigue (illustrator)

Publisher: Sleeping Bear Press ISBN: 9781534126480

From "Mary, Mary, Tall and Scary" to "Wee Willie Werewolf," this collection of classic nursery rhymes turned on their heads will give readers the chills--and a serious case of belly laughs. With clever rhyme and spooky illustrations, Mother Ghost is perfect for getting in the Halloween spirit. Boo!

Four Seasons of Fun: Egg Hunts! Fireworks! Pumpkins! Reindeer!

Pamela Duncan Edwards (author) Sylvie Daigneault (illustrator)

Publisher: Sleeping Bear Press ISBN: 9781534126435

Set against the backdrop of a magnificent apple tree, this book uses poetry to cycle through the changes of the four seasons. Beginning with springtime, rhyming couplets take young readers through seasonal activities such as kite flying in the spring, summertime picnicking, fall trick-or-treating, all the way to building snowmen in the winter, before cycling back to spring again. One verse in each season references a major holiday, including Easter and Christmas.

There Was a Crooked Man

Ronnie Rooney (illustrator)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781614731375

Everything is crooked in this classic! Read along with the crooked man as he makes his way to his crooked house, where his crooked pets reside.

Where Go the Boats?

Robert Louis Stevenson (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781640003255

Set sail in this edition of Robert Louis Stevenson's classic children's verse.

Favorite Nursery Rhymes from Danny

Mia Coulton (illustrator)

Publisher: MaryRuth Books ISBN: 9781625441287

Danny and Bee dress up to reenact scenes from eight well-loved nursery rhymes.

Waking Up

Ellen Seese (author) Richard Kolding (illustrator)

Publisher: Kaeden Books ISBN: 9781641324892

Readers will love the fun rhymes and illustrations depicting a child's morning routine.

Our Garage

Kathleen Urmston (author) Barbara Dragony (illustrator)

Publisher: Kaeden Books ISBN: 9781641324373

Cleaning the garage can be a lot of work, but this rhyming text makes it seem like fun.

The Balloon Ride

Mary E. Pearson (author) Barbara Spurll (illustrator)

Publisher: Kaeden Books ISBN: 9781641323161

Circus animals embark on a hot air balloon adventure. Unfortunately for them, what goes up must come down. Repetition and rhyme enhance this playful story.

The Bumble Bee

Susie Szymanek (author) Gloria Gedeon (illustrator)

Publisher: Kaeden Books ISBN: 9781641323277

Vivid illustrations and rhythmic rhyming text bring an exciting encounter to life.

¿Puede un hipopótamo brincar?

Louise Vitellaro Tidd (author) Kevin Brown (illustrator)

Publisher: Kaeden Books ISBN: 9781641321075

Silly illustrations and rhyming phrases depict the various ways animals can move.

El paquete

Roger Bauer (author) Karen Maizel (illustrator)

Publisher: Kaeden Books ISBN: 9781641321310

Simple rhyming text and clever illustrations build up to a fun surprise ending.

El paseo en globo

Mary E. Pearson (author) Barbara Spurll (illustrator)

Publisher: Kaeden Books ISBN: 9781641321327

Circus animals embark on a hot air balloon adventure. Unfortunately for them, what goes up must come down. Repetition and rhyme enhance this playful story.

Mi gata atigrada

Marilyn K. Frankford (author) Barbara Dragony (illustrator)

Publisher: Kaeden Books ISBN: 9781641320641

Rhyming text introduces readers to the adventures of an imaginative kitty.

A Bunny Is Funny

Harriet Ziefert (author) Todd McKie (illustrator)

Publisher: Blue Apple Books ISBN: 9781949801255

A moose, an owl, and an elephant are just a few of the animals that show up in this fun foray into rhyming.

Nuestro garaje

Kathleen Urmston (author) Barbara Dragony (illustrator)

Publisher: Kaeden Books ISBN: 9781641320719

Cleaning the garage can be a lot of work but this rhyming text makes it seem like fun.

A la Sra. Cook le gustan los sombreros

Jan Mader (author) Gloria Gedeon (illustrator)

Publisher: Kaeden Books ISBN: 9781641320580

Rhyming text, counting, and color words make this a good beginning book.

The Mighty Steam Engine

Yvonne Ng (author) Richard Smythe (illustrator)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781681525181

Using the rhyming poetic structure of This is the House that Jack Built, author Yvonne Ng takes young readers on a cumulative path through the inner workings of a steam engine, from the big wheels rolling on the tracks all the way to the engineer driving the train.

Spring Blossoms

Carole Gerber (author) Leslie Evans (illustrator)

Publisher: Charlesbridge ISBN: 9781607345756

Spring is in the air - and in the trees! Spring is here, and with the new season come trees full of life, color...and blossoms! From the creators of Leaf Jumpers and Winter Trees, Spring Blossoms introduces readers to a variety of different flowering trees. During a stroll through the forest, two children come across the small and white flowers on a crab apple tree, the rich, red buds on a red maple, and many more. Along the way, readers learn that some trees have both male and female flowers—each with a distinctive appearance. Back matter includes extended botanical facts and more information about trees and their life cycles.Told in lyrical rhymes with beautiful linoleum-cut illustrations, Spring Blossoms offers a unique blend of science, poetry, and art studies.

Pizza and Other Stinky Poems

Harriet Ziefert (author) Amanda Haley (illustrator)

Publisher: Blue Apple Books ISBN: 9781949801132

What stinky fun: these entertaining verses talk about smelly stuff, like onions and skunks--and good things, such as pizza and peanut butter too. From "Whoever Sau-sage a Thing?" to "Fresh Fish," it's pure aromatic amusement sure to appeal to any kid's sense of humor.