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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

A Girl Like Me

Angela Johnson (author) Nina Crews (illustrator)

Publisher: Lerner Publishing Group ISBN: 9781541578913

Empower young readers to embrace their individuality, reject societal limitations, and follow their dreams. This inspiring picture book brings together a poem by acclaimed author Angela Johnson and Nina Crews's distinctive photocollage illustrations to celebrate girls of color.

Schools Have Learn

Harriet Ziefert (author)Amanda Haley (illustrator)

Publisher: Blue Apple Books ISBN: 9781948621922

From bells that ring to kids with swing, this witty rhyming book relishes the many pleasures of going to school. Clever wordplay and exuberant illustrations capture the rhythms of the school day, from the first bell to the last assembly. 

I Love You!

Calee M. Lee (author) Tricia Tharp (illustrator)

Publisher: Xist Publishing ISBN: 9781623954734

I love you like a skipping stone...I love you like a doggy's bone... Celebrating the love between a parent and a child, this rhyming book features a host of animals and the things they love about each other.

Nursery Rhyme Time

Mother Goose (author) Amy Mullen (illustrator)

Publisher: Xist Publishing ISBN: 9781681952932

Favorite nursery rhymes are paired with sweet and baby and toddler-friendly illustrations in this bright book from Amy Mullen. This cute collection features favorites such as Humpty-Dumpty, London Bridge is Falling Down and more.

A Dog for Everyone

Katrina Streza (author)

Publisher: Xist Publishing ISBN: 9781623953355

This rhyming look at different dogs brings out the best in each breed. Whether you're considering a new family pet, or your child just can't get enough of dogs and puppies, this is a fun book for toddlers through early readers.

Tongue Twisters

Amy Mullen (author, illustrator)

Publisher: Xist Publishing ISBN: 9781532408236

How much wood could a woodchuck chuck if a woodchuck could chuck wood? Classic tongue twisters are paired with cheery illustrations in this new collection. Children will be introduced to Peter Piper (and his peck of pickled peppers), a young fisher named Fischer, a flea and a fly who flew up a flue and many many more funny tongue twisters.

If a Dog Could Wear a Hat

Elizabeth Maginnis (author) Annie Dwyer Internicola (illustrator)

Publisher: Xist Publishing ISBN: 9781532407598

If a dog could wear a hat, what would he do? Would he be a pirate or a Viking or a sailor of a canoe? This silly rhyming picture book will get kids talking about the impossible possibilities of one sweet dog and lots and lots of hats. In this story, Erin is home sick from school and convinces her patient pooch to accept a game of dress up. When Erin is finally ready to rest, the dog gets to play the game too.

Boats Will Float

Andria Warmflash Rosenbaum (author) Brett Curzon (illustrator)

Publisher: Sleeping Bear Press ISBN: 9781534166707

Writing in rhythmic text, author Andria Warmflash Rosenbaum (Trains Don't Sleep) explores the many types of watercraft navigating our lakes, rivers, and oceans, including trawlers, tankers, and cruise ships. Beginning with the sunrise, boats of all shapes and sizes are on their way to a full day. Fishing boats with their nets head out for their day's lucky catch. Tugboats guide a freighter safely into harbor, and pleasure craft such as sailboats and speedboats offer hours of enjoyment for their passengers. Then when night comes, even boats take a rest, including a houseboat that is docked with its family warm and cozy inside. Back matter includes detailed descriptions of each type of watercraft mentioned.

Yusra Swims

Julie Abery (author) Sally Deng (illustrator)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781640001442

A biography in rhyme relates the story of Olympic swimmer and Syrian refugee Yusra Mardini.

Pride Colors

Robin Stevenson (author)

Publisher: Orca Book Publishers ISBN: 9781459820715

Through gentle rhymes and colorful photographs of adorable children, Pride Colors is a celebration of the deep unconditional love of a parent or caregiver for a young child. The profound message of this delightful board book is you are free to be whoever you choose to be; you'll always be loved. Celebrated author Robin Stevenson ends her purposeful prose by explaining the meaning behind each color in the Pride flag: red = life, orange = healing, yellow = sunlight, green = nature, blue = peace and harmony, and violet = spirit.

Yummy Noodles

Diana Murray (author) Bob Monahan (illustrator)

Publisher: Highlights ISBN: 9781682388952

A child enjoys a delicious bowl of warm noodles.

Naughty Puppy Gnaws Again

Michael J. Rosen (author) Amanda Haley (illustrator)

Publisher: Highlights ISBN: 9781682388488

A puppy likes to chew everything in sight.