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Ocean Soup: Tide-Pool Poems

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Publisher Comments:

Stephen R. Swinburne is a former park ranger and the author of several nonfiction books for children, including WINGS OF LIGHT: THE MIGRATION OF THE YELLOW BUTTERFLY. Steve lives in South Londonderry, Vermont.

Review:

"Appearing as googly-eyed cartoons, sea creatures discuss life in the tide pools in these lighthearted rhymes. Hairy Doris, a sea slug, is proud of her unusual appearance ('I'm really rather lucky that/ I have no pesky shell./ Behold my lovely body — / I'm a stunning tide-pool belle!') and in a poem called 'Regenerate,' a starfish is casual about losing an appendage: 'A crab comes — SNIP! — there goes my arm./ Rude, yes, but I'm not alarmed.' Brief paragraphs provide factual tidbits, though the focus is definitely on fun. Ages 6 — 9." Publishers Weekly (Copyright Reed Business Information, Inc.)

Synopsis:

When the tide goes out, a briny soup is trapped among the rocks. Playful poems introduce readers to these salty creature-from the self-satisfied anemone that brags about its home to barnacles that perform a rap about their feeding technique. All brought

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Product Details

ISBN:
9781580892001
Publisher:
Charlesbridge
Subject:
Life Sciences - Zoology - General
Illustrator:
Peterson, Mary
Author:
Swinburne, Stephen R.
Subject:
Poetry
Subject:
Children's poetry, American
Subject:
Biology-Zoology
Subject:
Humorous
Publication Date:
20100201
Binding:
Hardback
Grade Level:
from K up to 3
Language:
English
Illustrations:
, Y
Pages:
32
Dimensions:
11.24x8.90x.44 in. 1.03 lbs.
Age Level:
08-12

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Product details 32 pages Charlesbridge Publishing - English 9781580892001 Reviews:
"Publishers Weekly Review" by , "Appearing as googly-eyed cartoons, sea creatures discuss life in the tide pools in these lighthearted rhymes. Hairy Doris, a sea slug, is proud of her unusual appearance ('I'm really rather lucky that/ I have no pesky shell./ Behold my lovely body — / I'm a stunning tide-pool belle!') and in a poem called 'Regenerate,' a starfish is casual about losing an appendage: 'A crab comes — SNIP! — there goes my arm./ Rude, yes, but I'm not alarmed.' Brief paragraphs provide factual tidbits, though the focus is definitely on fun. Ages 6 — 9." Publishers Weekly (Copyright Reed Business Information, Inc.)
"Synopsis" by , When the tide goes out, a briny soup is trapped among the rocks. Playful poems introduce readers to these salty creature-from the self-satisfied anemone that brags about its home to barnacles that perform a rap about their feeding technique. All brought
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