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Read-Aloud Rhymes for the Very Young by Jack…

Read-Aloud Rhymes for the Very Young

by Jack Prelutsky

Other authors: Marc Tolon Brown (Illustrator)

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This is a book that could be read to younger students or have young students read aloud. It is fun and silly which is great for young kids. ( )
  afussell | Nov 27, 2013 |
Read-aloud rhymes for the very young by Jack Prelutsky
Explains why reading and the mother's voice are so calming to a child. So many very funny
rhymes some from Dr. Seuss and from many others. I've heard some but using other words to rhyme the poem to.
It's so important to read to a child, it's the greatest gift you can give them. ( )
  jbarr5 | Feb 28, 2013 |
This book is full of poems that appeal to children with child-friendly topics and wonderful illustrations. This would be great for children who are interested in rhymes. This book would also work as a great time filler for those few moments between activities in the classroom.
  AmyLu | Dec 10, 2012 |
I love Poetry. This is a great collection that my students beg for me to read every morning. ( )
  weeksie50 | Dec 7, 2010 |
fingerplays and rhymes that cover many subjects, good ideas for circle time with children, great illustrations ( )
  kfurnanz | Oct 17, 2008 |
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This book hits the nail on the head in terms of poetry for young children. Topics addressed are concrete and based in real experiences that children have all the time, and the poets featured in this extensive anthology are known for the quality of their work. Marc Brown's illustrations soften the edges and create visual space around individual poems. A must-have for anyone who wants to expose early learners to poetry.
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Poems about picnics, pretending, and puppies make this book the book to introduce little ones to poetry about the world around them. Jack Prelutsky, one of today's most respected children's poets, has selected more than 200 short poems--old favorites, traditional rhymes, and humorous verses--that will delight young listeners. The poems cover a wide range of experiences in a young child's life, from everyday events to special days to the world of the imagination.

Marc Brown, author and illustrator of the popular Arthur series, uses colored-pencil illustrations and borders to unify the poems, helping to create a pleasing, lively collection to carry children from their preschool years into the early elementary grades. As Jim Trelease tells us in his introduction to the book, "Unlike the toys we buy our children, poems cannot break." (Ages 2 to 7)

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A collection of more than 200 short poems by both known and anonymous American and English authors.

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