Dirty Laundry Pile by Paul B. Janeczko
Poems in Different Voices

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Pssst...reader!

I've got something to tell you.

I'm not just another book of poetry.

I'm full of voices you've never heard before.

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to be a turtle, a snowflake, or a pile of dirty laundry?

All sorts of objects and animals speak up in these poems that are just shouting to be read.

So what are you waiting for? Check me out!

 

About Paul B. Janeczko

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Paul B. Janeczko speaks as an editor, anthologist, poet, and teacher in his many award-winning books for young readers. Dirty Laundry Pile: Poems in Different Voices, a companion to Hey, You!, was named a Riverbank Review Children's Book of Distinction and was a finalist for the Texas Bluebonnet Award. Paul B. Janeczko lives with his wife and daughter in Hebron, Maine.
 
Published March 1, 2007 by HarperTrophy. 40 pages
Genres: Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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Janeczko has a wide following through his own poetry collections, anthologies, and books on writing poetry, so this collection should find a ready audience, especially in school libraries.

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Bobbi Katz's washing machine sings its washing songs—"Blub-blub-a-dubba"—while Patricia Hubbell's vacuum cleaner complains, "I swallow twigs./ I slurp dead bugs," and finally threatens, "I think I'll swallow you today!"

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