Hamsters, Shells, and Spelling Bees: School Poems (Hardcover)

School Poems

By Lee Bennett Hopkins, Sachiko Yoshikawa (Illustrator)

HarperCollins Publishers, 9780060741129, 48pp.

Publication Date: May 27, 2008



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

Praise For Hamsters, Shells, and Spelling Bees: School Poems

“Targeted straight to emerging readers . . . these reassuring poems will find an accepting audience among both young and listeners.”—
-ALA Booklist