When Riddles Come Rumbling (Paperback)

Poems to Ponder

By Rebecca Kai Dotlich, Karen Dugan (Illustrator)

Wordsong, 9781620910313, 32pp.

Publication Date: March 1, 2013

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Here are twenty-nine rhyming riddle poems about everyday objects that children love: roller coasters, trampolines, kites, yo-yos, licorice, and more. With plenty of clues in each rhythmic verse and in the colorful illustrations, children of all ages will enjoy guessing these riddles and challenging one another to the answers.

About the Author

Rebecca Kai Dotlich is the author of over a dozen poetry and picture books, including Grumbles from the Forest (co-authored with Jane Yolen) and Lemonade Sun. She's been a poetry advisor and contributing columnist for Creative Classroom and Teaching K-8, gives numerous poetry workshops, including Highlights Founders workshops, and speaks at national conferences, retreats, libraries, and schools to teachers, aspiring writers, and students of all ages. She lives near Indianapolis, Indiana.

Karen Dugan has illustrated many books for children, including Camping with the President by Ginger Wadsworth, In the Spin of Things by Rebecca Kai Dotlich, and Tea Party Today by Eileen Spinelli. She lives in North Attleboro, Massachusetts.

Praise For When Riddles Come Rumbling: Poems to Ponder

Children will enjoy the simple rhythmic poetry as much as the word puzzles in these clever riddles in verse. —Booklist