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  - LaurenValencour - LibraryThing

This is a collection of silly and nonsensical poetry. The illustrations are very fun to look at. The book describes what poetry is and it summarizes that poetry is truly 'sound'. These stories are typically for older elementary grades. 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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About the author (2009)

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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