Read a Rhyme, Write a Rhyme (Paperback)

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“Prelutsky has invented a method he calls ‘poemstarts’ to help children get started in writing poetry. He provides several introductory lines of a simple poem and then offers some open-ended suggestions for its completion. In this thematically organized collection, Prelutsky offers ten poemstarts on different popular themes, complemented by three short poems on the same subject by different authors. . . . Though the volume’s intent is as a springboard to writing poetry, the thoughtful selections and So’s winning watercolors make this a successful poetry collection even without the writing prompts.”—Kirkus Reviews, Starred

About the Author

Jack Prelutsky is America’s #1children’s poet with books such as The New Kid on the Block and If Not for the Cat, favorites of both kids and their teachers. His anthologies of poetry also reflect his deep understanding of what children like and feel. He lives in Mercer Island, Washington.

Meilo So has illustrated many award-winning picture books and collections of poetry, including Jack Prelutsky’s bestselling anthology The 20th-Century Children’s Poetry Treasury. She lives in the Shetland Islands, Scotland.

Praise for Read a Rhyme, Write a Rhyme…

“Especially useful in classrooms.”—Booklist

Product Details ISBN-10: 0385737270
ISBN-13: 9780385737272
Published: Dragonfly Books, 01/13/2009
Pages: 32
Language: English
Recommended Reading Level Minimum Age: 6
Maximum Age: 12
Minimum Grade Level: 1st Grade
Maximum Grade Level: 7th Grade

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