Hamsters, Shells, and Spelling Bees
Publication Date: May 2008
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From the very first day of the school year, there is so much to do! So grab your backpack, hop on that school bus, and don't forget your lunch. Whether you're practicing for the spelling bee or getting ready for the big school play, there isn't a moment to lose!
Lee Bennett Hopkins delivers an assortment of twenty spectacular poems from writers such as Jane Yolen, Alice Schertle, and J. Patrick Lewis that are perfect for show-and-tell. Sachiko Yoshikawa's vivid illustrations are sure to delight the whole class!
SACHIKO YOSHIKAWA grew up in Tokyo but spent many summers visiting the beaches of southern Japan. Her childhood memories served as inspiration when creating the pictures for "Beach Is to Fun". Ms. Yoshikawa is also the illustrator of" Stars". She lives in Seattle, Washington, with her husband.
“Targeted straight to emerging readers . . . these reassuring poems will find an accepting audience among both young and listeners.”—