In the Swim
By (author) Douglas Florian
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In the Swim by Douglas Florian
Book DescriptionGrab your snorkel and splash along with outrageous underwater creatures!in the swim. Children will delight in the playful, witty language of twenty-one lively poems while they learn about their ocean and freshwater friends.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780152024376
(247mm x 247mm x 6mm)
Imprint: Roundhouse Publishing Ltd
Publisher: Roundhouse Publishing Ltd
Publish Date: 14-Jun-2001
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Wonderful Habits of Rabbits, Hardback (February 2016)
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Pig Is Big on Books, Paperback / softback (July 2015)
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Poem Runs, Paperback / softback (July 2015)
Celebrate America's favorite pastime with this collection of witty baseball poems written and illustrated by Douglas Florian, the author of the New York Times best-seller insectlopedia.
How to Draw a Dragon, Hardback (April 2015)» View all books by Douglas Florian
Illustrations and rhyming text guide the reader in drawing scaly, knobby-kneed dragons that fly, play musical instruments, ride bicycles, and more.
US Kirkus Review » Florian makes funny the characteristics and habits of a collection of sea life in his follow-up to Beast Feast (1994) and On the Wing (1996). From a flying fish to a jellyfish, a ray to a manatee, each underwater creature is individually featured in a short quip-of-a-poem: "Did you know the ocean's oysters/Sometimes change from girls to boysters?" and "The itty-bitty, pretty tetra/Is small, minute, petite, et cetra." The witty poems, deliberately anthropomorphic, employ mistaken identities and mix-ups, as well as punning, wordplay, and internal rhyme, all to humorous effect. Many of the poems toy with an aspect of the subject, as in "The Salmon," where the text swims upstream, reading from bottom to top, or "The Sawfish," in which the lines are arranged in jagged-tooth formation. Paired with every poem is a striking watery painting saturated with color, splashes of humor aimed at grade-schoolers, and imagination. (Kirkus Reviews)
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Author Biography - Douglas Florian
DOUGLAS FLORIAN paints and writes poetry in New York City, where he lives with his family. His most recent collection, "mammalabilia," was named a New York Times Book Review Best Illustrated Book of the Year.
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