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This entertaining and quirky collection of school poems covers everything from a "slam-dancing ride" on the big yellow bus to the teacher who picks up signals with "antennae in her hair" to a full-on zombie invasion. Sidebars introduce readers to many elements of poetry and invite kids to write poems of their own.
About the Author
Sara Holbrook puts words into action, writing and performing poetry for kids of all ages. The author of poetry books for children and adults, she delights ins haring her love of words in classrooms worldwide. She lives in northern Ohio.
Karen Sandstrom is a lifelong artist and writer who never wanted to choose between words and pictures. She's an award-winning journalist, a book critic, and a short-story writer.
"A good classroom text for teachers to show and tell how words 'tickle our senses or make images in our heads.'" —Booklist
"Will appeal to reluctant readers and those who are intimidated by poetry. Language-arts teachers will appreciate the writing prompts and may even consider using this book in poetry-writing units." —School Library Journal