Ep131 Picture Book Picks: Poetry Month

Season 4 | Episode 131
21m | Apr 9, 2024

We're back with more Picture Book Picks! We have more great mentor texts for you all around the theme of poetry! Listen to the episode to see why we made our picks!

Kim's Picks:

Nonfiction: A Stone is a Story by Leslie Barnard Booth, illustrated by Marc Martin

Silly: Animals in Pants: A Poetry Picture Book by Suzy Levinson, illustrated by Kristen and Kevin Howdeshell

Structure:  Body Music: Poems About the Noises Your Body Makes by Jane Yolk & Ryan G. Van Cleave illustrated by Luis San Vicente

Illustrations: Harlem at Four by Dr. Michael Datcher, illustrated by Frank Morrison

Rhyme: Cool Off and Ride: A Trolley Trip to Beat the Heat by Claudia Friddell, illustrated by Jenn Harney

Kirsti's Picks:

Silly: Animals in Pants: A Poetry Picture Book Hardcover by Suzy Levinson and Kevin Howdeshell & Kristen Howdeshell 

Rhyme: Yuck, You Suck!: Poems about Animals That Sip, Slurp, Suck Heidi E. Y. Stemple and Jane Yolen,  Eugenia Nobati

Non-fiction: There Was a Party for Langston:King O Letters by Jason Reynolds , Jerome Pumphrey (Illustrator)

Unique Structure: Poetree Shauna LaVoy Reynolds, illos by Shahrzad Maydani 

Illustrations:  Stopping By Woods on a Snowy Evening by Robert Frost, art Vivian Mineker

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