Monday, October 3, 2011

Books that Rhyme

THE POUT POUT FISH by Deborah Diesen
The pout pout fish believes he has a permanent frown.
His friends suggest ways to change his expression.
But pout pout fish is convinced he cannot change.
But one day he encounters another fish that
shows him that is frown is upside down.

NEWTON AND ME by Lynne Mayer
A young boy named Newton discovers forces
that affect objects he uses.
He applies the law of force and motion in his
everyday activities. Like throwing a ball,
pulling a wagon and riding a bike.
A colorful rhyme on a school lesson.

The Magic Hockey Stick by Peter Maloney
A young girl's parents win her a hockey stick signed by
Wayne Gretsky. Mr. Gretsky goes into
a slump. She becomes a star player on her team.
She is faced with a difficult situation. She knows Mr. Gretsky
needs the hockey stick back. But will she
give up her star status?

Falling for Rapunzel by Leah Wilcox
A prince tries to get Rapunzel to throw
down her hair. But she mishears him
and throws down objects from her
room instead. A hilarious tale that
has a surprise ending that leads
to a new happily ever after.

Questions, Questions by Marcus Pfister
What turns the rain on in the sky?
What brings the sun to make things dry?
How many shells are on the shore?
The author opens the readers eyes
to the mysteries all around us in
this engaging rhyme.

Hit the Ball Duck                                    Quick as a Cricket
by Jez Alborough                                    by Audrey Wood

1 comment:

Debbie Diesen said...

Henry, thanks for including "The Pout-Pout Fish" in this list!

Best Fishes,
Debbie Diesen (author of The Pout-Pout Fish)