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Animal Acrostics

Hummon, David Mark

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ISBN 10: 1883220920 / ISBN 13: 9781883220921
Published by Dawn Publications (CA), U.S.A., 1999
Condition: As New Hardcover
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As New copy in As New dustwrapper. First printing with full number line. Unread, completely clean copy. Full-color illustrations. Wonderful copy. Summary: Animal Acrostics is ideal for both nature lovers and wordsmiths. It is a unique celebration of animals through word play. Often humorous, always fun, an acrostic poem combines fact, imagery, and the name of the animal. It says something true about the animal in a kind of riddle that plays with the animal¿s name and its special qualities, too. These 50-plus acrostic poems are a tribute to animals of five habitats: the African savanna, the tropical rain forest, the ocean, and the North American plains and forest. Instructive pages of tips encourage readers to engage in their own wordplay. Bookseller Inventory # 000495

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Title: Animal Acrostics

Publisher: Dawn Publications (CA), U.S.A.

Publication Date: 1999

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: As New

Dust Jacket Condition: As New

Edition: 1st Edition

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Animal Acrostics is ideal for both nature lovers and wordsmiths. It is a unique celebration of animals through word play. Often humorous, always fun, an acrostic poem combines fact, imagery, and the name of the animal. It says something true about the animal in a kind of riddle that plays with the animal’s name and its special qualities, too. These 50-plus acrostic poems are a tribute to animals of five habitats: the African savanna, the tropical rain forest, the ocean, and the North American plains and forest. Instructive pages of tips encourage readers to engage in their own wordplay.

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A fun and fascinating book about acrostics and animals. Learn how to write acrostics while discovering different animals from a variety of habitats. Wonderfully illustrated. MT. Selected as Outstanding by Parent Council(R). Subjects: Acrostics, Animals, Poems, Teacher Resource.(Parent Council(R), Fall/Winter '99 Issue of Reviews: 46) -- Parent Council(R), Fall/Winter '99 Issue of Reviews: 46

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