Rhymes

Train Song

By Diane Siebert

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Poems and pictures to take listeners across the country with the great trains, past and present. JE Fic Si

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I'm Taking a Trip on My Train

By Shirley Neitzel

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In this picture book, one rollicking rhyme builds on another until Mom steps in to announce it's time for bed. JE Fic Nei

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Micawber

By John Lithgow

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Kids will enjoy this story of an art-loving squirrel who is a stowaway in an artist’s paint box, and adults will enjoy this story on yet another level. The rhyme of this book along with its vivid illustrations make this a feast for the eyes.

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We'll All Go Sailing

By Maggie Spicer

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The young narrator and his friends, Maggee and Jesse, travel to a myriad of places to look at sea life that is every colour of the rainbow. Children will delight in the pink octopus, the blue manatee, and the orange barracuda, to name but a few. Richard Thompson and Maggee Spicer have created a rhythmic poem (in the same vein as their ealier collaboration, Fishes in the Ocean) that will encourage the very youngest of new readers. Together with Kim La Fave's bold and playful illustrations, this delightful poem will ... make a fine book To show what we'll see, When we all go sailing On the rainbow seas.
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Dinosailors

By Deb Lund

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This high-rhyming, rip-snortingly hilarious tale follows the outrageous journey of a crew of novice dinosaurs who set sail for adventure, only to find something better awaits them at home.

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Runaway Dreidel!

By Lesléa Newman

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In this rhyming tale in the style of "The Night before Christmas," a family's preparations for Chanukah are disrupted by a wildly spinning dreidel.

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Mama Loves

By Molly Goode

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Follows, in rhyming text and illustrations, the activities of a variety of animal mothers as they care for their babies.

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Mother Mother I Feel Sick, Send for the Doctor Quick Quick Quick

By Remy Charlip

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An extraordinary stomachache is cured when a doctor removes a large number of strange objects from the victim's stomach. Includes instructions for performing the story as a shadow play. JE Fic Cha

Suggested for ages 4 - 7

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