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Grumbles from the town : Mother-Goose voices with a twist / poems by Jane Yolen and Rebecca Kai Dotlich ; illustrations by Angela Matteson.

Yolen, Jane, (author.). Dotlich, Rebecca Kai, (author.). Matteson, Angela, (illustrator.).

Available copies

  • 14 of 15 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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0 current holds with 15 total copies.

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Brazil PL - Brazil JUVENILE 811.54 Y (Text) 38160000669422 Youth Services, Non-Fiction Juvenile Available -
Butler PL - Butler J PIC YOLEN (Text) 73174005031535 Childrens: Picture Books Available -
Cambridge City PL - Cambridge City J 811.54 Yol (Text) 76893000262299 Juvenile Nonfiction Available -
Flora-Monroe Twp PL - Flora J 811.54 YOL (Text) 50825010704855 Juvenile Non-Fiction Available -
Hamilton North PL - Cicero Main Branch J 811.54.c Yolen, Jane (Text) 78294000263484 J Non-Fiction Available -
Indiana State Library - Indianapolis [IYRC] ISLI 811 Y54gr (Text) 00000106301377 Young Reader's Collection Available -
Indiana State Library - Indianapolis [IYRC] ISLI 811 Y54gr (Text) 00000106301385 Young Reader's Collection Available -
Jackson Co PL - Seymour Main Library JUV PICT YOLEN (Text) 37500004248809 New Items Available -
Morgan Co PL - Martinsville Main Library J 811.54 YOL (Text) 78551000401373 Juvenile Non-Fiction Available -
Morgan Co PL - Monrovia Branch J 811.54 YOL (Text) 78551000374649 Juvenile Non-Fiction Available -
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Record details

  • ISBN: 9781590789223
  • Physical Description: 40 pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: Honesdale, Pennsylvania : Wordsong, an imprint of Highlights, [2016]

Content descriptions

Summary, etc.: Poets Jane Yolen and Rebecca Kai Dotlich take fourteen Mother-Goose rhymes that have been enjoyed by generations of children and twist them in ways sure to delight modern kids. These poem pairs feature wildly different voices and perspectives, and Angela Matteson's stunning illustrations add further hilarious details. So while Humpty Dumpty's classmate explains why he's sitting in time-out again, Matteson's art shows Humpty Dumpty as a daredevil skateboarder teetering on a wall. The poems have strong rhythm and rhyme, making Grumbles from the Town a terrific read-aloud. This lavish volume includes the original Mother Goose rhymes, endnotes that briefly describe their history, and an introduction that invites readers to imagine their own poems from unusual perspectives and “create magic.”
Target Audience Note: NP Lexile.
Subject: Mother Goose > Adaptations > Juvenile poetry.
Characters and characteristics in literature > Juvenile poetry.
Fairy tales > Juvenile poetry.
Children's poetry, American.
Characters in literature > Poetry.
Fairy tales > Poetry.
American poetry.

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