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Bananas in My Ears: A Collection of Nonsense Stories, Poems, Riddles, &…

by Michael Rosen

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I'll give it one extra star for the illustrations, but I was starting to find it a little tiresome to read through some of the stories and poems in here. In any case, I don't think it makes for a great read aloud, but it might be enjoyed better in private. It's somewhat silly but not all that funny. All in all there were probably three or four poems that I enjoyed. My son may have been less discriminate, but even he declared there were some he really didn't care for. For a slightly similar read, but one that's a heck of a lot more rollicky, more gross and more funny, I'd recommend [b:Vile Verses|255452|Vile Verses|Roald Dahl|https://d.gr-assets.com/books/1386924906s/255452.jpg|247577]. It would probably appeal to mostly the same audience but it's just all around better. ( )
  Fjola | Apr 23, 2015 |
Silly pictures, fun poems...a fun read for all ages! ( )
  makasireh | Nov 26, 2013 |
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0763662488, Hardcover)

A charming collection featuring free verse stories, rhymes, and poems from the renowned Michael Rosen and quirky artwork by Quentin Blake.

From the chaos of breakfast to the calm of bedtime, this whimsical collection, pairing two former British Laureates, is full of delightful moments. Explore the pleasures of acting silly and the pains of feeling ill, the camaraderie of siblings and strange goings-on at the beach. . . . All this and a trip on a flying bed, too!

(retrieved from Amazon Thu, 12 Mar 2015 18:07:30 -0400)

A charming collection featuring free verse stories, rhymes, and poems from the renowned Michael Rosen and quirky artwork by Quentin Blake.

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