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Fiction Ages 7-9
Pages: 64
Themes: poetry, interviews, nature, animals
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers
Pub Date: 01/09/2006
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The poems in this book tell stories of animals and nature, from two sweaty hippos, a smiling lizard and some creepy crawlers to a few tricky dandelions. At the end of each poem, find out more in an interview with a key character or a list of fascinating facts.

CM Magazine - March 1, 2007
"A terrific book for kids...funny and informative—great to read aloud in a classroom setting. Highly recommended."


CCBC Our Choice  | 2007 | Commended


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Key Features:

Lively stories

Entertaining characters

Age-appropriate plots

Ideal for independent reading and social responsibility programs

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