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Short rhymes are riddles, asking readers to figure out which books are being described while additional clues are presented in animated illustrations. From Click, Clack, Moo to traditional folktales, young readers (and their adults) will enjoy this interactive book.
Since each poet has a personal connection to twins (Lewis is one; Yolen has twin grandchildren) the poems in this oversized collection ring true. Lighthearted illustrations capitalize on the appealing poetry which plays with words and ideas.
Age Level: 12-14
With speeches of Civil War leaders, this book shows the human toll in verse and photographs.
The townspeople are flummoxed when a new store mysteriously appears. But Benny Penny examines its mysterious stock — from the flying toaster to a walking teapot. Surreal illustrations correspond with the story revealed rebus-style, with words and pictures. The truly fantastic tale is told in complete words at the end.
On an afternoon like any other, an artist's imagination disappears — and never returns. His quest to recover it leads him to The Last Resort, a remote seaside hotel visited by some remarkable guests who are inspired by famous literary figures. Illustrated by renowned artist Roberto Innocenti, this book is a celebration of the imagination and is sure to appeal to bibliophiles of all ages.
Sophisticated readers will appreciate the sly humor and wordplay in the "kissin' cousin of haiku." Senyru focuses on everyday activities (e.g., "Freedom vanishes, as the babysitter arrives kids are tied in nots") complemented here by comic illustrations.