A Foot in the Mouth: Poems to Speak, Sing, and Shout

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Paul B. Janeczko
Candlewick Press, 2009 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 61 pages
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Turn up the sound! The award-winning duo of Paul B. Janeczko and Chris Raschka returns with a playfully enticing ode to the pleasures of reading poetry aloud.

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User Review  - lmrayvon - LibraryThing

4Q, 2P: This is a wonderful collection of poems that feet the theme wonderfully (the theme being silly rhymes and nonsensical stories). You just can't help but read most of them out loud. The ... Read full review

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User Review  - ashleyschifano - LibraryThing

This book is filled with a range of poems. They are more appropriate for the older elementary grades or levels. The range is pretty broad. For example, it includes the poem "Speak Up," by Janet S ... Read full review


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Paul B. Janeczko is a poet and teacher who has edited more than twenty award-winning poetry anthologies for young people. He lives in Hebron, Maine.

Chris Raschka is a Caldecott Award-winning illustrator of more than twenty books for children, including I PLEDGE ALLEGIANCE, A CHILD'S CHRISTMAS IN WALES, and THE GRASSHOPPER'S SONG. He lives in New York City.

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