14) I'm your bus
Marilyn Singer has crafted a vibrant collection of poems celebrating all forms of social dance from samba and salsa to tango and hip-hop. The rhythm of each poem mimics the beat of the dances' steps. Together with Kristi Valiant's dynamic illustrations, the poems create a window...
Do animals celebrate Valentine's Day? Nobody knows for sure. But this funny (and punny) little book imagines how some of them declare their love, affection, or friendship any day of the year."Nice to Meetcha! You smell delish!/Wanna share my water dish?" So asks one tail-thumping dog to another. Whereas a courting dolphin sings, "Come, leap with me and be my wife./You're the porpoise of my life." Ranging from dogs and cats and other pets to some...
The 14 pairs of poems in this collection can be read in two ways: up and down; each is a reverse image of itself. Based on favorite fairy tales, the clever text is matched with brilliant artwork that offers split images, giving insight into the meaning of each poem. Witty and ingenious, this book of "reversos" will challenge and amuse readers of all ages.