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Joyful Noise : Poems for Two Voices (Paperback) (Paul Fleischman)

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Written to be read aloud by two voices—sometimes alternating, sometimes simultaneous--here is a collection of irresistible poems that celebrate the insect world, from the short life of the mayfly to the love song of the book louse. Funny, sad, loud, and quiet, each of these poems resounds with a booming, boisterous, joyful noise.

In this remarkable volume of poetry for two voices, Paul Fleischman verbally re-creates the "Booming/boisterious/joyful noise" of insects. The poems resound with the pulse of the cicada and the drone of the honeybee. Eric Beddows's vibrant drawings send each insect soaring, spinning, or creeping off the page in its own unique way.

Paul Fleischman has created not only a clear and fascinating guide to the insect world—from chrysalid butterflies to whirligig beetles—but an exultant celebration of life.

Supports Common Core State Standards

Features poems for two voices that reveal the mysterious, passionate, pulsing world of insects
Number of Pages: 44
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
Sub-Genre: Poetry / General, Animals / Insects + Spiders
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Harpercollins Childrens Books
Age Range: 9-12 years
Author: Paul Fleischman
Language: English
Street Date: September 1, 1992
TCIN: 11476441
UPC: 9780064460934
Item Number (DPCI): 248-04-3968
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