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Rolling in the Aisles

Bruce Lansky (author), Stephen Carpenter (illustrator)

Publisher: Meadowbrook Press ISBN: 9781442411272

Rolling in the Aisles is Lansky's fourth anthology of humorous poems for children. It contains funny poems selected by a panel of more than 1,000 elementary-school students. Bruce Lansky, Kenn Nesbitt, Ted Scheu, Robert Pottle, and Eric Ode all made the cut for this giggle-packed collection of rhymes.

What I Did on My Summer Vacation

Bruce Lansky (author), Stephen Carpenter (illustrator)

Publisher: Meadowbrook Press ISBN: 9781416970477

What I Did on My Summer Vacation is the first funny poetry book about summer vacation, with over forty sidesplitting poems covering everything from the much-anticipated last day of school to family road trips, wacky days at summer camp, learning how to swim, dizzying roller coaster rides at amusement parks, fun-filled days at the beach, and finally, the dreaded first day back to school. These hilarious poems, written by "The King of Giggle Poetry" and his all-star gang of Giggle Poets, are sure to make any kid count the days until summer vacation begins!

When the Teacher Isn't Looking

Kenn Nesbitt (author), Mike Gordon (illustrator)

Publisher: Meadowbrook Press ISBN: 9780684031286

Students and teachers will roar as Kenn Nesbitt pokes fun at silly school topics with dozens of wacky poems. With topics such as burping the ABCs and food fights, these poems cover everything that goes on when the teacher isn't looking. The rhymes in this book have earned A's when tested on kids--and are sure to make teachers smile as well.

A Bad Case of the Giggles

Bruce Lansky (author), Stephen Carpenter (illustrator)

Publisher: Meadowbrook Press ISBN: 9781416951971

Bolt the doors and get out of earshot when kids discover A Bad Case of the Giggles. One of the funniest collections of children's poetry, this book includes creations from some of the most popular children's poets from around the world, including Shel Silverstein, Jeff Moss, Judith Viorst, Bruce Lansky, and more.

Johnny Appleseed

Anastasia Suen (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781618104236

Sung to the tune "The Muffin Man", this rhyming title will have students giggling as they learn the tale of Johnny Appleseed.

Gate to the Future (Long Vowels-3)

Lynda Franco (author)

Publisher: Raven Tree Press ISBN: 9781621672487

This book is intended for readers approaching fluency in English. This collection of silly, humorous poems is intended to use target vocabulary in unique, imaginative ways. The poems repetitively employ phonemic awareness categories of rhyme, alliteration, and assonance.

Fine Flying Kites (Long Vowels-4)

Lynda Franco (author)

Publisher: Raven Tree Press ISBN: 9781621672494

This book is intended for students approaching fluency in English. This poem is intended to tell a story; illustrate the idea of beginning/middle/end in a story line; and be used as an independent reading material.

White Swans and Black Trumpets (Double Letter Consonants-3A)

Lynda Franco (author)

Publisher: Raven Tree Press ISBN: 9781621672524

This book is intended for readers approaching fluency in English. This collection of silly, humorous poems is intended to use target vocabulary in unique, imaginative ways. The poems repetitively employ phonemic awareness categories of rhyme, alliteration, and assonance.

Maria's Day at School (Double Letter Consonants-4A)

Lynda Franco (author)

Publisher: Raven Tree Press ISBN: 9781621672548

This book is intended for students approaching fluency in English. This poem is intended to tell a story; illustrate the idea of beginning/middle/end in a story line; and be used as an independent reading material.

The Enchanted Candy Store (Double Letter Consonants-4B)

Lynda Franco (author)

Publisher: Raven Tree Press ISBN: 9781621672555

This book is intended for students approaching fluency in English. This poem is intended to tell a story; illustrate the idea of beginning/middle/end in a story line; and be used as an independent reading material.

Have You Ever? (Double Letter Vowels-3B)

Lynda Franco (author)

Publisher: Raven Tree Press ISBN: 9781621672593

This book is intended for readers approaching fluency in English. This collection of silly, humorous poems is intended to use target vocabulary in unique, imaginative ways. The poems repetitively employ phonemic awareness categories of rhyme, alliteration, and assonance.

A Mouse's Rainbow (Double Letter Vowels-4A)

Lynda Franco (author)

Publisher: Raven Tree Press ISBN: 9781621672609

This book is intended for students approaching fluency in English. This poem is intended to tell a story; illustrate the idea of beginning/middle/end in a story line; and be used as an independent reading material.

The Magical Merry-Go-Round (Double Letter Vowels-4B

Lynda Franco (author)

Publisher: Raven Tree Press ISBN: 9781621672616

This book is intended for students approaching fluency in English. This poem is intended to tell a story; illustrate the idea of beginning/middle/end in a story line; and be used as an independent reading material.

I Know an Eskimo Single Letter Sounds-3)

Lynda Franco (author)

Publisher: Raven Tree Press ISBN: 9781621672364

This book is intended for readers approaching fluency in English. This collection of silly, humorous poems is intended to use target vocabulary in unique, imaginative ways. The poems repetitively employ phonemic awareness categories of rhyme, alliteration, and assonance.

An Ant Lived in a Jar (Single Letter Sounds-4)

Lynda Franco (author)

Publisher: Raven Tree Press ISBN: 9781621672371

This book is intended for students approaching fluency in English. This poem is intended to tell a story; illustrate the idea of beginning/middle/end in a story line; and be used as an independent reading material.

If I Could

Nancy Sweetland (author), Robert Sweetland (illustrator)

Publisher: Raven Tree Press ISBN: 9781621672029

This tale is a new take on the old story of how the grass always seems greener on the other side of the fence. Exploring a world full of beautiful, fanciful, and sometimes downright comical possibilities, If I Could easily puts an audience in other worlds with the skillful use of rhythm and rhyme. But in the end, our young friend finds, and you will too, that sometimes it's best to be just who you are.

If I Could / Si yo pudiera

Nancy Sweetland (author), Robert Sweetland (illustrator)

Publisher: Raven Tree Press ISBN: 9781621672036

This is the bilingual (English/Spanish) version of If I Could. There is also a vocabulary page at the end of the book. This tale is a new take on the old story of how the grass always seems greener on the other side of the fence. Exploring a world full of beautiful, fanciful, and sometimes downright comical possibilities, If I Could/Si yo pudiera easily puts an audience in other worlds with the skillful use of rhythm and rhyme. But in the end, our young friend finds, and you will too, that sometimes it's best to be just who you are.

Si yo pudiera

Nancy Sweetland (author), Robert Sweetland (illustrator)

Publisher: Raven Tree Press ISBN: 9781621672043

This is the Spanish only version of If I Could. This tale is a new take on the old story of how the grass always seems greener on the other side of the fence. Exploring a world full of beautiful, fanciful, and sometimes downright comical possibilities, Si yo pudiera easily puts an audience in other worlds with the skillful use of rhythm and rhyme. But in the end, our young friend finds, and you will too, that sometimes it's best to be just who you are.

Amy's Light

Robert Nutt (author), Robert Nutt (illustrator)

Publisher: Dawn Publications ISBN: 9781584693178

Remember the wonder and innocence of catching fireflies as they dance through the summer nights? Here is an opportunity to share the magical experience with your children. Amy is afraid of dark shadows in her bedroom, but notices a slight glow in the back yard. With exuberance she catches fireflies in a jar, only to find their lights go dim until they are free again--and finds that her fear of the dark is gone too. The photo-illustrations are lifelike yet dreamy. A wonderful read-aloud.

Ancient Rhymes, A Dolphin Lullaby

John Denver (author), Christopher Canyon (illustrator)

Publisher: Dawn Publications ISBN: 9781584691433

Here is a gentle way to share a birth with a child. John Denver's hauntingly beautiful song "Ancient Rhymes" is about the birth of a baby dolphin, and Christopher Canyon's luminous illustrations - including a baby dolphin curled up with an umbilical cord and also a live birth - convey a sense of mystery, awe, and anticipation of things to come. The baby soon tastes the air and learns of dolphin ways, much the same way as a human baby does. There's something magical and indescribable about it - a timeless and endearing lullaby.

Leprechauns Never Lie

Lorna Balian (author), Lecia Balian (illustrator)

Publisher: Star Bright Books ISBN: 9781595723994

Ninny Nanny and Gram decide to catch a leprechaun and use his pot of gold to solve their problems. But finding the fortune is a lot of work! Told in a sweet lilting Irish brogue.

In the Dark Cave

Richard Watson (author), Dean Norman (illustrator)

Publisher: Star Bright Books ISBN: 9781595723086

A cricket, a rat, and a bat live happily in a dark cave. Each one has a unique way of navigating without light, but one day, an explorer enters the cave and brings light. Written in rhyme, this is a good beginner reader.

My First Nursery Rhymes

Kim Mitzo Thompson (author)

Publisher: Twin Sisters ISBN: 9781619380035

Baby's First Books are perfect learning tools for your little one!

Poopendous

Artie Bennett (author), Mike Moran (illustrator)

Publisher: Blue Apple Books ISBN: 9781609051907

"Everyone poops - yes, it's true. From aardvarks to the humped zebu." Indeed. And aren't we all at least a little bit curious about this subject matter? Told in rhyme, smart and sublime, here's a fun and fact-filled field guide to poop around the world and very close to home. Kids will discover surprising uses, words, forms, and facts about something in which they have a natural interest. Who knew that a wombat produces cubes? Or poop's many uses for housing, cooking, and fun at county fairs? While it may dismay and stink, there's more to this stuff than you might think!

Froggie Went A-Courtin'

Iza Trapani (author), Iza Trapani (illustrator)

Publisher: Charlesbridge ISBN: 9781580890298

"The course of true love never did run smooth." (A Midsummer Night's Dream, William Shakespeare) Stand aside, Mr. Darcy. Keep walking, Rhett Butler. There's a new romantic hero in town. And, though he may not have all the ladies in the valley swooning with desire, he sure knows how to pitch the woo. Iza Trapani does it once again in this favorite song about a lovesick frog and his search for the perfect missus. Her exquisitely charming and truly funny illustrations that explore the lighter side of romance. Even Jane Austen would have to bow to this most amiable and irresistible story. After all, you might have to kiss a frog to find a prince.