Synopses & Reviews
Fresh, funny, and full of verve and variety, this clever book of 22 illustrated poems about school captures what kids love to do when class lets out.
That wonderful bell begins to ring.
Everyone knows that the best part of the school day is the moment it ends! After school, kids can hang out with their friends, play video games, attend music lessons, avoid chores, practice sports, do homework...well, maybe that last part isn't so great, but the rest is a blast!
“The sounds of words, their beat, and the movement they inspire make the fun in this picture book, which will have preschoolers counting, jumping, and shouting out the words of the energetic poems.”—Booklist
"Smart and sassy poems and accessible illustrations combine for an engaging, humorous package." --Kirkus Reviews
"The eye-catching artwork done in acrylic, gouache, and colored pencil is sure to appeal to many readers along with the humor, rhyme, and universal topics." --SLJ
From snack time and finger painting to making silly sounds and the changing of the seasons, a brightly illustrated picture book provides youngsters with an amusing collection of 21 poems that celebrates the highlights of childhood.
This vibrant collection of twenty-one poems celebrates the joys (snack time!) and pitfalls (2 + 2 = 23?) of childhood. Brod Bagerts often silly, always winsome poems cover everything from the seasons and the stars to finger paint and kids who quack. With humor and warmth, Shout!
shows us theres fun in work and play, poetry in everything, and a million different uses for ketchup. Kids are sure to shout for a reread.
About the Author
Carol Diggory Shieldss favorite afterschool activity was reading, reading, and more reading. She is currently a children's librarian and the author of many books. She lives in northern California.
Paul Meisel always loved to draw, but he also liked shooting hoops with his friends and trying to pitch a no-hitter in little league. He has illustrated more than 70 books, some of which he's also written. Paul won a 2012 ALSC Theodor Seuss Geisel Honor for his picture book See Me Run.