Julie Larios: Yellow Elephant A Bright Bestiary Boston Globe Horn Book Honors Awards

L of their antics This is a great book for preschool or kindergartners It offers various animals which kids always love It also presents an opportunity to review their Awards Boston Globe Horn Book AwardAppropriate grade level 1st 4th gradeSummary This story expresses different animals and things they might say or do through poetry It encourages its readers to see the familiar in unfamiliar ways It also shows which animals are out during which seasonsReview The illustrations in this book are incredibly vivid and perfect for visual learners The colors are beautifully bright and go perfectly with the story The only negative trait about this book is that The beautiful illustrations caught my eye before the poetry pulled me in However as soon as I read Red Donkey I was hooked the humor in the pages as well as a childlike sensibility makes these poems eminently readable The bright and evocative illustrations with fascinate ounger children while the poems lend themselves to easy memorization Paschkis choice of colors for each animal in the bright bestiary is unexpected but inspired A red donkey that throws a red hot temper tantrum a ellow elephant dancing in the jungle sun are among the other animals in the bright bestiary. A menagerie of animals in brilliantly unexpected hues encouraging us to see the familiar in surprising new wa.

summary Yellow Elephant A Bright Bestiary Boston Globe Horn Book Honors Awards

But I uite like the illustrations I was amused that in the authorillustrator bios on the back flap each of them gave the names of their pets but not their husbands I have a long affection for children s picture books despite having no children When I saw a review on this and a small sample of the artwork I was motivated to find out A sort of variation on the beloved Color Kittens this combine This picture poetry book is for children ages 5 10 I think ounger children will appreciate the focus on animals and colors right off the bat As they grow up they may understand and appreciate the amazing adjectives used to describe the animals and their color The poems are short and use color to capture the emotions of the animals It is very easy to smile while reading this book I enjoyed the paintings They were structured very interestingly in a box They are not a typical landscape view like in many other children s books I would keep this book around for read alongs teaching colors This colorful picture book about a variety of animals is told in free verse poetry This is a bestiary Each set of pages provides an animal that is a particular color on the right hand side On the left is a brief poem that describes the animal and al. Red donkey throw a red hot tantrumIn this bright bestiary poet Julie Larios and painter Julie Paschkis cast.

Red clay roadRed donkey brayingHe has a red temperHe s probably saying This load is too heavyI m hungryMy feet hurtI m tiredI m hotIt snotfairRed donkey sits downSomeone shouts ComeBut he won t comeRed donkey tantrum This book is about poetry in colorful animals It has a lot of colorful artwork that dsecribes the poems Sometimes when I m at the library I grab books that might be a little above my 2 ยอดบุรุษพลิกคดี เล่ม 1 year old s level because I want to read them so much This book was one of those instances So imagine my delight when she started to reuest it several times a day I m excited to have a child who enjoys poetry even when it s free verse Then again how could she not This book is gorgeous It has colorful textured illustrations featuring a different animal on each page And for each animal there is also an awesome poem full of great poetic elements The word play is great I love reading them aloud to my little girl It feels pretty sophisticated for a children s poetry volume And I like that best of all Short and uick poems about animals and colors Easily moves Preschool and up I checked this out because of my current project of writing and hopefully illustrating a book of animal poems I didn t find the poetry particularly magnetic. Haveou ever seen a Hummer yellow elephant glowing in the jungle sunHaveou seen a green frog splash turn blueOr

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