Contagious Wordplaygious: The HICCUPotamus

Friday, July 25, 2008.

The HICCUPotamusAuthor: Aaron Zenz (on JOMB)
Illustrator: Aaron Zenz
Published: 2005 Dogs in Hats Publishing
ISBN: 1594450331

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Frantic antics and logically nonsensical rhyme make this hiccup-halting tactic extravaganza an addictive pick for preschoolers and poets alike.

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Comment by Mary Lee

July 25, 2008 @ 6:42 am

Great review! A must-see and must-read! Sounds like the same rhyming that Douglas Florian does sometimes. He has a poem about Dracula where he adds “-acula” to the ends of words to make the rhymes. Kids (and I) LOVE that!

Comment by Carrie (Reading to Know)

July 26, 2008 @ 11:08 am

This looks like a really cute book.

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