If It Rains Pancakes: Haiku and Lantern Poems (Poetry Adventures)

If It Rains Pancakes: Haiku and Lantern Poems (Poetry Adventures)

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Item #: 071628
ISBN: 9781467744126
Grades: 2-5

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Publisher Description:

What is a haiku? It sounds like a sneeze. And isn't a lantern a light source? Actually, they are two types of ancient Japanese poetry. Award-winning author Brian P. Cleary explains how each form works--and shows how these little poems can contain big surprises! If It Rains Pancakes is packed with poems to make you chuckle, puzzle, and ponder. And when you've finished reading, you can try your hand at writing your own haiku and lanterns!

Category Description for Poetry Adventures:

There is no, “Ho Hum, Poetry is boring!” here! You’ll find engaging illustrations and themes that appeal to those preteen kids: an 800-pound spaghetti limerick; a piranha acrostic; a pizza haiku; a Halloween candy concrete poem; sleepover party quatrain; and more. Each book starts with a Table of Contents and a 2-page explanation of the specific poetry style highlighted: List, Acrostic, Quatrain, Haiku, Concrete, and Limericks. Fun and educational, with a bit of quirk, these collections are proof that poetry can engage any audience. Further reading and website recommendations at back. 6 3/4”x 9”, 32 pgs, pb. ~ Ruth

Category Description for CREATIVE WRITING:

These materials cover various types of creative writing, including descriptive writing, poetry, journaling, and stories.


Primary Subject
English/Writing
Grade Start
2
Grade End
5
ISBN
9781467744126
Author
Brian P. Cleary
Format
Paperback
Brand Name
Millbrook
Weight
0.2 (lbs.)
Dimensions
9.0" x 6.75" x 0.12"
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