Friday, February 20, 2015

Poetry Friday

Poetry Friday is hosted today by Teacher Dance.

My selection is "Dinothesaurus: prehistoric poems and paintings" by Douglas Florian.

There are the familiar names Brachiosaurus Stegosaurus, Tyrannosaurus rex, and Triceratops, but they share pages with less known dinos Micropachycephalosaurus (say that one fast three times) and Minmi. Rounding out the text, there is a list of Dinosaur Museums and fossil Sites, a Selected Bibliography and information on further reading.

Florian delivers fun facts through his trade mark wordplay and colorful illustrations. The poems are energetic, entertaining and kid-friendly.


LInda Baie said...

Thanks for sharing this book by Douglas Florian. His books are wonderful non-fiction poetry, each one unique.

Linda said...

I haven't seen this one. I know my grandson will love it! Thanks for sharing it.

Mary Lee said...

LOVE Douglas Florian's poetry!

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