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Reviewku: Plunder! Picture Book

Haiku Book Reviews

 

REVIEWKU is collection of book reviews written in with the syllabic rules of Haiku (5/7/5 syllables per line), followed by “Nitty Gritty” book specific details including but not limited to: age range, genre, point of view (POV), theme, style, voice, setting. From pirates to mermaids to boats to ships to oceans to lakes to shores… enjoy these Pirate Reviewkus, mateys!
   

•  This page features Reviewkus of the PLUNDER! (Pirate! Poetry! Everything else!) nature, category: PICTURE BOOKS.

 


 

 

TAR BEACH by Faith Ringgold

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1939 HARLEM

Flying eight year old

Historical fantasy

Dreamy poetry

 

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SNOOK ALONE by Marilyn Nelson, Illustrated by Timothy Basil Ering

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COME BACK, ABBA

Snook is lonely.  Left

behind. Makes friends, learns lessons,

waits.  happy ending.

 

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ALEX THE PARROT – NO ORDINARY BIRD – A TRUE STORY by Stephanie Spinner, illustrated by Meilo So

Posted by on 4:43 pm in reviewku: pirate (all), reviewku: plunder, picture book | 0 comments

BIRD BRAINS ARE DEEP THINGS

True tale picture book.

Scientist, parrot, co-learning.

Questions, answers, growth.

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SHIVER ME TIMBERS! PIRATE POEMS AND PAINTINGS by Douglas Florian, illustrated by Robert Neubecker

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AHOYS, AVASTS AND TREASURE MAPS

Pirate poems, codes.

Definitions, names. Silly,

sly, splashes of truth.

 

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LION, LION. by Miriam Busch, Illustrated by Larry Day

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LOVE THAT LION

Bold. Brave. Beautiful. 

A lion looking for lunch,

finds a friend instead.

 

Nitty Gritty:

Who: pre-readers; boy, Lion

What: picture book; clever humor tilting towards the dark side

Where: anywhere

When: anytime
Why: A boy wants to find his lion, a lion wants to find his lunch.

How: Through shouting, yelling, searching, asking questions, talking and listening.

 

CORDUROY by Don Freeman

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BUTTON!

One lost button, one

lonely bear, one long search for

a house and a home.

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MIRROR MIRROR by Marilyn Singer, Illustrated by Josee Massee

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BACK AND FORTH, FLIP AND FLOP

Reversible verse.

Every tale has two sides; two

Sides has every tale

 

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POETRY SPEAKS TO CHILDREN edited by Elise Paschen

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THE WRITTEN WORD GETS LOUD

Multi sensory –

sound and poetry.  Colors,

patterns, classics, new.

 

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SONG OF THE WATERBOATMAN AND OTHER POND POEMS by Joyce Sidman, illustrated by Becky Prange

Posted by on 2:54 am in reviewku: plunder, picture book, reviewku: poetry (all) | 0 comments

NATURE SINGING – SPRING, WINTER, SUMMER, FALL

Wetlands. Ponds. Seasons.

Food chains. Animals. Sidebars.

Facts. Collage. Poems.

 

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