Splish Splash by Joan Bransfield Graham

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As fresh and sparkling as a mountain stream, Splish Splash invites young readers to plunge into the pleasures of concrete poetry, to have fun with words and ideas, and to see and appreciate the shapes of language and of everyday things.

71 Top Books of the Century (Nonfiction), Instructor magazine A School Library Journal Best Book of the Year A National Council of Teachers of English Notable Children's Book in the Langauge Arts A Children's Book of the Year, Child Study Children's Book Committee at Bank Street College New York Public Library "100 Titles for Reading and Sharing" Great Stone Face Book Award Nominee, New Hampshire A Kansas State Reading Circle Selection "Children's Books Mean Business," ABA-CBC Exhibit California Collection '97, '98, '99, and 2000
 

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Published March 26, 2001 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. 40 pages
Genres: Education & Reference, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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A set of wonderfully evocative rhymes about water: as steam, as ice, in waves and waterfalls, in oceans and ice cubes.

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PW called this collection of 21 (mostly) concrete poems with vivid graphic illustrations "a delightful blend of visual and verbal fun."

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Illustrated with bold graphics and gingham trimmings, 21 clever poems about water burble and dance across the pages of this vivid volume.

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