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Seeds, bees, butterflies, and more! : poems for two voices

Gerber, Carole. (Author). Yelchin, Eugene, (ill.).

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Erlanger Branch J 811.54 Gerb (Text) 33126019719016 JNonfiction Available -
Wm. E. Durr Branch J 811.54 Gerb (Text) 33126019719024 JNonfiction Available -

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  • ISBN: 0805092110
  • ISBN: 9780805092110
  • Physical Description: 1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill. ; 28 cm.
    print
  • Edition: 1st ed.
  • Publisher: New York : Henry Holt and Co., c2013.

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Summary, etc.: Poems about the plant and insect world, designed to be read by two voices.
Subject: Plants Poetry
Insects Poetry
Nature Poetry
Children's poetry, American

  • School Library Journal Reviews : SLJ Reviews 2013 January

    Gr 2–5—In the spirit of Paul Fleischman's Joyful Noise: Poems for Two Voices (HarperCollins, 1987), Gerber presents 18 poems with lines to be read aloud. The form allows readers to create energetic dialogues between the different animals, plants, and bugs featured in the verses. In an easy, kid-friendly fashion, the author explores relationships in nature and in the hidden intricacies of the world's ecological systems with poems about pollination, the purpose of roots, how bees collect nectar, and more. Most of the entries are whimsical, such as, "But our seeds will travel in the birds/and be dropped off in their doo" ("Bye, Bye, Berries"). End matter consists of a brief overview in prose of the concepts touched upon. Yelchin's bright, graphite and gouache illustrations are almost impressionistic; they catch the eye and complement the text well. This collection will educate youngsters while showing them a fun way to read poetry.—Rita Meade, Brooklyn Public Library, NY

    [Page 92]. (c) Copyright 2012. Library Journals LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Media Source, Inc. No redistribution permitted.
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