Barry Louis Polisar & David Clark
Rainbow Morning Music, 2013 (2013)
Reviewed by Bob Walch
oung readers are invited to dive into the world of strange fish and other water loving critters in this collection of silly poems and cartoons.
s you turn the pages you'll meet a puffer fish, octopus, killer whale, lots of barnacles and horsehoe crabs, and a sweetlips fish. You'll also find a poem about amoeba and one that explains the difference between a crocodile and alligator.
ne of my favorite poems is entitled
Jellyfish ... oh, yuck - / A nettlesome bunch of bad luck; / A tentacled thing that carries its sting./ In a mass of gelatinous muck.
here's also a very short verse on herring. '
Herring fish can travel far, / Here's some pickled in this jar!
oung children will have fun exploring the secrets of the deep as they read these poems that are meant to elicit a chuckle or two. Have even more fun and share them with friends and family.
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