Hamsters, Shells, and Spelling Bees ()

School Poems

By Lee Bennett Hopkins, Sachiko Yoshikawa (Illustrator)

HarperCollins, 9780060741136, 48pp.

Publication Date: June 1, 2008

List Price: 17.89*
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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!

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