Saturday, March 22, 2014

A Miscellany of Picture books

THE BOOK OF BABIES by Il Sung Na. Knopf, 2013.

What can babies do?
How do they grow up to be
Just like their parents?

FLY, BUTTERFLY by Bonnie Bader. Penguin, 2014.

Caterpillar now
Butterfly soon. The process
Is plain to see here.

CHICKENS DON'T FLY by Laura DiSiena. Little Simon, 2014.

Chicken do not fly
And other weird facts about
All kinds of creatures.

HIPPOS CAN'T SWIM by Laura DiSiena. Little Simon, 2014.

Hippos cannot swim
Chickens cannot fly. What else
Can we discover?

LMNO PEAS by Keith Baker. Beach Lane, 2010.

Board book alphabet
Sure to be hours of fun
Sharing and reading.

WEEDS FIND A WAY by Cynthia Jensen-Elliott. Illustrated by Carolyn Fisher. Beach Lane, 2014.

Weeds grow everywhere
Finding their way through seams, cracks
Any place they can.

ZOOM ZOOM: SOUNDS OF THINGS THAT GO IN THE CITY by Robert Burleigh. Illustrated by Tad Carpenter. Simon & Schuster, 2014.

The city always
Is in motion. Cars, taxis,
Trains, and people, too.

A HOME FOR MR. EMERSON by Barbara Kerley. Illustrated by John Fotheringham. Scholastic, 2014.

Mr. Emerson's
Home burns to the ground. Neighbors
Build him a new one.

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