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Publisher Description

A NCTE Notable Poetry Book

This playful collection of poems--peppered with an astounding variety of animal sounds--is meant to be read aloud together.


These poems for two or more voices explore the myriad sounds animals make--from a frog's jug-o-rum to a fish's boom! to an elephant's bark. Laced with humor, the poems are a delight to read aloud and cover all major classes of animals: mammals, birds, fish, reptiles, amphibians, insects, even a crustacean! Readers will learn how to estimate the temperature by counting a cricket's chirps and see how creatures make sounds at specific pitches and frequencies, so that they can be heard despite other noise around them. Extensive end notes provide more information on the animals and how and why they make the sounds they do. Written by noted children's poet Georgia Heard, this is an ideal collection for parents and children to share, or for a fun, interactive classroom read-aloud.

GENRE
Kids
RELEASED
2019
March 12
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
32
Pages
PUBLISHER
Astra Publishing House
SELLER
Penguin Random House LLC
SIZE
16.3
MB

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