Guess Who, Haiku

Guess Who, Haiku

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Guess Who, Haiku is a unique poetic guessing game illustrated by bestselling and beloved artist Bob Shea. Author Deanna Caswell's playful take on the inventive Japaense form of poetry offers clues about the creatures hiding on every page in this creative and clever picture book of charmingly illustrated poems for the very young.

As readers meet a cow, a bee, a horse, a bird, a frog, a fish, a mouse, a cat, and a dog, they will be delighted to learn that they are the subject of the final poem. Parents will appreciate the simple guide to understanding the haiku.

Perfect for story time and for poetry month April, Guess Who Haiku is a must-have collection of poetry for the youngest readers.
Publisher: New York : Abrams Appleseed, 2016.
ISBN: 9781419718892
Branch Call Number: j 811.54 CASWELL
Characteristics: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 24 cm.
Additional Contributors: Shea, Bob - Illustrator


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ArapahoeMary Aug 24, 2016

Excellent introduction to haiku for the youngest of readers! While they may not understand the 5 - 7 - 5 syllable form, they will enjoy guessing to which farm animal each poem refers. Bob Shea's bright friendly illustrations also give clues to each animal's identity. This would also be a great book to help early elementary students learn about and create their own haikus.


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