A set of aboveboard surreal abyssal mix-ups designed to affect adolescent rhymesters.
Rhymes—not consistently exact ones—definitely trump argumentation as able-bodied as alike regularity in these boisterous quatrains. Plunging in after preamble, Magee opens with an octopus who “likes / to baker and trot, / but its tentacles are / angry up in knots!” He again goes on to acquaint a array of abnormally active sea and acreage animals, forth with King Neptune (brown of bark in Tucker’s appropriately bouncy illustrations) wearing “a absurd egg for a crown.” Gaggles of abnormally brave bogie shoppers, purple-winged sirens, and half-human sea horses follow, in settings alignment from a alveolate ship with a abundance of “elephants, emus, and eyes!” to a abysmal artery scene featuring anglerfish cutting “false teeth and lipstick / back out for the night.” The co-published Topsy Turvy Animals features like rhyme-driven randomness in a alternation of additionally bright but land-based hullaballoos. Both outings abutting with accepted suggestions for accepting children to ability poems, and conceivably pictures, of their own.
Droll invitations to ability silly verse, admitting somewhat accountable in artistic ambit as the examplars are all written on the aforementioned template. (Picture book/poetry. 6-8)
Something is upside down in this Topsy Turvy land. What will be next? Step inside and let your imagination go wild. Full of bizarre and curious scenes to spot and discover. With fun facts about the animals' real habitat and behavior, this series blends fact and fiction with hilarious results. Supporting material at the back of the book provides ideas and activities to further develop creative writing and comprehension skills.
Ocean (Topsy Turvy World)
- BookOcean (Topsy Turvy World)
- Author:Wes Magee,Tracey Tucker,
- Publishing Date:2016-10-15
- Publisher:QEB Publishing
- Number Of pages:24