Book speak poems about books

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BookSpeak!: Poems about Books by Laura Purdie Salas

A collection of wacky, whimsical poems about books and all the treasures they contain. Laura Purdie Salas, the acclaimed author of Stampede!, is back with another collection of wild and weird, wacky and winsome poems about all the magic to be found on a single bookshelf. In BookSpeak!, each poem gives voice to a group that seldom gets a voice . . . the books themselves! Characters plead for sequels, book jackets strut their stuff, and we get a sneak peek at the raucous parties in the aisles when all the lights go out at the bookstore!Illustrator Josée Bisaillon’s mixture of collage, drawings, and digital montage presents page after page of richly colored spreads filled with action and charm. Together, Salas and Bisaillon deliver a unique collection brimming with ideas as much about spines and dust jackets as they are about adventure and imagination.
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BookSpeak: Poems About Books

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Laura Purdie Salas

Book Speak! Poems About Books

Bright, mixed-media collage scenes illustrate this picture-book poetry collection that plays with literary allusions. Grades An appealing offering that will be especially popular with librarians. Would you like to tell us about a lower price? If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? In BookSpeak! Characters plead for sequels, book jackets strut their stuff, and we get a sneak peek at the raucous parties in the aisles when all the lights go out at the bookstore!

Whenever I come across a great new picture book poetry collection, it takes me no time at all to think of all sorts of possible lesson ideas for the small people I hang out with everyday. A book filled with poems about books? Yes please! It is loaded with read-aloud possibility. It would be a wonderful book to integrate into library welcome tours in September. Some of the subjects for the poems include: the sadness of an unread book, cliffhangers, falling asleep while reading, book plates, conflict, and what happens when the lights go out at the bookstore which we already know about, thanks to this. I think the book trailer is pretty adorable — great concept that links perfectly with the title and I think could easily inspire kids to write a poem or two in the voice of a book:.

Poems About Books Hardcover – Picture Book, October 25, by .. words show well that she really has crawled INSIDE books in order to speak for them.
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