Dirty Laundry Pile: Poems in Different Voices (Hardcover)
I've got something to tell you.
I'm not just another book of poetry.
I'm full of voices you've never heard before.
Have you ever wondered what it would be like to be a turtle, a snowflake, or a pile of dirty laundry?
All sorts of objects and animals speak up in these poems that are just shouting to be read.
So what are you waiting for? Check me out!
Paul B. Janeczko speaks as an editor, anthologist, poet, and teacher in his many award-winning books for young readers. Dirty Laundry Pile: Poems in Different Voices, a companion to Hey, You!, was named a Riverbank Review Children's Book of Distinction and was a finalist for the Texas Bluebonnet Award. Paul B. Janeczko lives with his wife and daughter in Hebron, Maine.
Melissa Sweet has illustrated more than one hundred books, including Kwame Alexander’s How to Read a Book and How to Write a Poem, and has written and illustrated her own work. Her work has been featured in magazines, on greeting cards, and on living room walls. Melissa has received the Caldecott Honor Medal twice, among many other awards, including the Sibert Award, and is a New York Times bestselling author and artist. Melissa lives in Maine. You can visit her at melissasweet.net.
“Youngsters, who are just finding their own voices, are thus given the unique opportunity to examine the characteristics of others’.” — The Horn Book
“Consider this one for classroom read-alouds.” — School Library Journal