A wonderful exploration of the relatively unknown habits of animal dads. The order of the poems is dictated by successive stages of childhood independence, beginning with the protected, soon-to-be-hatched baby Emperor Penguin. The poems themselves capture the voices of each animal perfectly, making this a perfect book for the classroom....
|Title||:||Just Us Two: Poems/Animal Dads|
|Number of Pages||:||32 Pages|
|Status||:||Available For Download|
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Just Us Two: Poems/Animal Dads Reviews
Non-Fiction poetry during National Poetry Month? Or anytime? You can't go wrong with Joyce Sidman. With JUST US TWO, Sidman celebrates the fathers of the animal kingdom, from the emperor penguin to the small mouse and his babies.A focus on the father role here brings non-fiction into focus for younger readers.Various poetic forms employed throughout the collection invite younger readers/writers to try their hand at their own non-fiction responses to subjects.Susan Swan's paper cut illustrations make this book a feast for the eyes.
Much-neglected category... a great picture for a dad to share with his child, and one that opens the door to speak of the bond of love between father and child. Beautiful art and thoughtful poetry that is fun, too.
A book for Father's Day! Yay!May I addNo deadbeat dads,Instead of mamas,This book is about papas.Animal dads care for their young,As much as anyone.Emperor Penguin, ostrich, Poison-arrow frog, arctic wolf,And peregrine falcon, All love their broods.
Eleven fun and informative poems about how animal dads care for their young accompanied by beautiful cut paper art.