BookSpeak!: Poems about Books (2020)

BookSpeak Poems about Books A collection of wacky whimsical poems about books and all the treasures they contain Laura Purdie Salas the acclaimed author of Stampede is back with another collection of wild and weird wacky an
  • Title: BookSpeak!: Poems about Books
  • Author: Laura Purdie Salas Josée Bisaillon
  • ISBN: 9780547223001
  • Page: 229
  • Format: Hardcover
  • A collection of wacky, whimsical poems about books and all the treasures they contain Laura Purdie Salas, the acclaimed author of Stampede , is back with another collection of wild and weird, wacky and winsome poems about all the magic to be found on a single bookshelf In BookSpeak , each poem gives voice to a group that seldom gets a voice the books themselves ChA collection of wacky, whimsical poems about books and all the treasures they contain Laura Purdie Salas, the acclaimed author of Stampede , is back with another collection of wild and weird, wacky and winsome poems about all the magic to be found on a single bookshelf In BookSpeak , each poem gives voice to a group that seldom gets a voice the books themselves Characters plead for sequels, book jackets strut their stuff, and we get a sneak peek at the raucous parties in the aisles when all the lights go out at the bookstore Illustrator Jos e Bisaillon s mixture of collage, drawings, and digital montage presents page after page of richly colored spreads filled with action and charm Together, Salas and Bisaillon deliver a unique collection brimming with ideas as much about spines and dust jackets as they are about adventure and imagination.
    BookSpeak Poems About Books Salas, Laura Purdie BookSpeak Poems About Books Salas, Laura Purdie, Bisaillon, Jose Books FREE Shipping Get free shipping Free day shipping within the U.S when you order . of eligible items sold or fulfilled by Or get BookSpeak Poems about Books by Laura Purdie Salas Oct , There are poems about the parts of a book index, characters, cover as well as poems about who the people are who create books writer, editor, designer, etc I was not expecting these type of poems in this story, but I was pleasantly surprised flag like Like see review. BookSpeak Poems About Books by Laura Purdie Salas, Josee Oct , Salas includes poems about an index, a cover, cliff hangers, and falling asleep while reading The poems are, by turns, philosophical, humorous, and even instructional Typeset is creative, and the titles appear in a variety of artistic font styles and colors. BookSpeak Poems About Books Laura Purdie Salas BookSpeak Poems About Books wild, wacky, and winsome poems celebrate books and even let them tell their own stories Characters plead for sequels, book jackets strut their stuff, and a raucous party starts when the lights go out at the bookstore If you re a book lover, don t miss this collection BookSpeak Poems About Books by Laura Purdie Salas Mar , Laura Purdie Salas, the acclaimed author of Stampede , is back with another collection of wild and weird, wacky and winsome poems about all the magic to be found on a single bookshelf In BookSpeak , each poem gives voice to a group that seldom gets a voice the books themselves Characters plead for sequels, book jackets strut their stuff BookSpeak Poems About Books Walmart BookSpeak Poems About Books by Laura Purdie Salas is a collection of twenty one poems that celebrate books in all shapes and forms their physical properties, the stories within them, and the readers who love them. BookSpeak Poems About Books Hardcover Red Balloon A collection of wacky, whimsical poems about books and all the treasures they contain Laura Purdie Salas, the acclaimed author of Stampede , is back with another collection of wild and weird, wacky and winsome poems about all the magic to be found on a single bookshelf.In BookSpeak , each poem gives voice to a group that seldom gets a voice the books themselves
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    1. I had low expectations of this book, fearing it would just be another Open a book Dive right in collection I m happy to report it is than that But not much the poems are mostly rather simple and blander than the blurb applies, but some are interesting And even though the illustrations are not to my taste, they are interesting too 2.5 stars rounded down to make the community average a bit accurate.

    2. This book of poems by Laura Purdie Salas are all about subjects relating to books Each page has mixed media illustrations with creative use of fonts, poetry formats, and visual text presentation These poems are told from many different perspectives from a book s perspective, from the perspective of the parts of a book beginning, middle, and end, etc and cover many book related topics These include unread unloved unopened books, characters, using an index, cliffhangers, book covers, a book s fear [...]

    3. Loved this delightful picture book that promotes the magic of books and reading The clever titles and subject matter of the poems create a fun, joyful romp through the experiences of reading and parts of books and stories The illustrations by Josee Bisaillon are perfection As I will want to read this one again and again, I now must buy a copy to cherish and share.

    4. Finally, books get their due with a themed book of 21 poems dedicated to them This collection is filled with wonderful tributes to readers and reading, and will certainly deserve a place on teacher s desks as they foster a love for reading in their students The first poem, Calling All Readers, reminds readers that books can be good friends, something which I have long found to be true While I loved the eloquence of Skywriting, which extolls the beauty of print, I also laughed in delight when rea [...]

    5. As a reading teacher who absolutely adores books and loves to share my love for reading with my students, I was ecstatic to stumble across this book Every single poem in this collection is about the journey that is reading Not only are the poems so well written, while still containing excellent rhythmic language and fun word play, but the illustrations are incredible as well The illustrations seem to be collages, made from several different materials The best part about this book is that it can [...]

    6. Delightful I have always love any book about book And now, a poetry book about books double delight There are poems about index , cliffhanger , book plate , hydrophobiac fear of getting wet, a book always is , conflict and in fact, there are a poems about writing My personal favourite is called The Middle s Lament A Poem of Three Voices It is about the middle part of the story who is trying to negotiate with the beginning and the end The middle part wanted to be at the beginning of a story which [...]

    7. For children who already adore books, this is a brilliant introduction to poetry Bisaillon s whimsical illustrations are the perfect complement to Salas embodied poems For children who are still unsure if books can really be that fun, Bookspeak is a wonderful way to draw them in Words soar across the page like inky black birds, an unloved book mourns its loneliness, a bookplate is a paper love tattoo, and a characters plead for their stories to continue Throughout each poem, one theme is clear T [...]

    8. What a great book Fun illustrations and poems about books What a great addition to the Books about Books shelf in my library Here s a sample Calling All ReadersI ll tell you a story,I ll spin you a rhyme.I ll spill some ideas and we ll travel through time.Put down the controller.Switch off the TV.Abandon the mouse and just hang out with me.I promise adventure.Come on, take a look On a day like today,there s no friend like a book.

    9. This book has different poems about books There are poems about the parts of a book index, characters, cover as well as poems about who the people are who create books writer, editor, designer, etc I was not expecting these type of poems in this story, but I was pleasantly surprised

    10. This is a delightful book full of poems about books and reading My particular favorites were the poems about The End and the Index The illustrations are also well done.

    11. This one is going in my poetry collection I really loved the book writing poems including in this book Can t wait to share it with students and teachers.

    12. This book is a book full of poems about books and reading There are all styles of poetry included in this book.I thought this book was ok Some of the poems were cute and some of them were boring I did enjoy how there were all types of poems in this book, though From Haikus to regular rhyming patterns, this book did have a little bit of everything poetry.

    13. Absolutely hands down an amazing piece The author does a marvelous job at describing books in a fun and crafty way through poetry This would be the perfect book to read to children when teaching them about all kinds of aspects about books Read the poem then explain it to them The illustrations are astonishing as well This is a book for all to read

    14. Extraordinarily fun poems to spark the imagination and give a sneak peak of what s possible in a book Visually stimulating with varied art forms Thoroughly enjoyed.

    15. I wanted to like this one than I did I really liked the concept, I just didn t connect with most of the poems I wanted to really like the illustrations, but they didn t always make sense to me My favorite poem in the book was This is the Book.

    16. This was a good poem book and it was cool that all poems were about books and different parts of books One thing I really liked about this book was that it included all different types of poems instead of just poems that rhyme Poetry.

    17. Illustrations are 5 star, no question But I d say the poems themselves are 3 star, so my rating averaged out to 4 stars.

    18. POETRY Ed 230I love the idea of have a book full of poems that are about books This was my favorite poetry book, the poems were cute and interesting and I enjoyed how each page varied with the media used for illustrations.

    19. from my blog, 5 1 2012 I am happy to write about Laura Purdie Salas today about this new book, Bookspeak, illustrated by Jos e Bisaillon I wrote a haiku for Laura today as a tribute to her love of books and poetry, and because she wrote a haiku every day during poetry month Talk of poetry.Laura s popping up everywhere.She writes how books feel When I taught in the classroom we loved conversations about books and reading We discussed what books give us, what they do for us, those we like and why, [...]

    20. Many of these poems follow the same pattern I mean, you ve got a book of poems here let s liven this sucker up and put in some pretty amazing poems, right Alas, not a single limerick.Or sonnet.Or ode.

    21. This is a fun book of whimsical poems about all different kinds of books and I love that most are told from the book s perspective The poems are short and fun to read aloud Most have some rhyming pattern, although some of them don t Still, the poems are lyrical and entertaining The mixed media illustrations are colorful and really emphasize the variety in the poems We read this book over a couple of nights to take our time and appreciate the different poems I was slightly disappointed that a lib [...]

    22. I really enjoyed this book The poems were excellent, and while I enjoyed some than others I m a plebeian I like the ones that rhyme the best , all were good The illustrations were excellently done and very evocative of the poems, but the style of them was sadly not to my tastes As for the poems, I ve already said I liked the ones that rhymed the best, but I have two clear favorites Calling All ReadersI ll tell you a story.I ll spin you a rhyme.I ll spill some ideas and we ll travel through time [...]

    23. A 2012 NCTE Notable for Language Arts book winner, BookSpeak is a collection of poems written from the perspective of the books themselves Salas gives life and a voice to books and describes the many experiences books can take you through From being fascinated by the illustrations, falling asleep on the pages, reading at night when you aren t supposed to, to when the book ends you want it to start all over again It is not only a collection of poetry about books but it is a humorous, creative, li [...]

    24. In 21 clever poems, Salas celebrates the beauty, humor, joy, drama, and structure of books The poems are accompanied by colorful and lively collage illustrations Together poems and pictures urge readers to find a new adventure within the pages of a book.Salas poems take a variety of forms from rhyming verse to acrostic Length also varies, some poems reach across two pages, while others are composed of thirty words or less I especially love the poems that focus on a specific element of a book, su [...]

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