Rhyme Is The New Prose: Zorgamazoo (A Novel in Rhyme)

Friday, February 20, 2009.

ZorgamazooAuthor: Robert Paul Weston (on JOMB)
Illustrator: Victor Rivas (on JOMB)
Published: 2008 RazorBill (on JOMB)
ISBN: 1595141995

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Two hundred and eighty three pages of flawless rhyme whisk us through joy, sorrow, suspense, giggles, bliss, shock and triumph in this beautifully illustrated and designed adventure in friendship, self-discovery and the power of engagement.

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Comment by Lee Wind

February 24, 2009 @ 12:30 pm

Sounds great – only – how scary is this? I couldn’t tell from your review… But I’ll definitely pick it up (whether or not I’ll read it with my kid, though, I’m not sure…)
Thanks for another great book to add to my to read pile!!!
aargh!
best,
Lee

Comment by Just One More Book!!

February 24, 2009 @ 12:37 pm

Sorry, Lee. Not scary at all. Suspenseful. Sweet. Touching. Sad and Funny. Do let us know what your wee one thinks. Its a quick read.

And thanks for stopping in.

Happy “Freedom to Read Week”!

Comment by Lee Edward Fodi

March 16, 2009 @ 4:00 pm

I enjoyed this episode and felt compelled to tell you that Robert had his book launch in Vancouver (at Kidsbooks) and I just so happened to be there! He addressed the very question of matching plot with the rhymes. If memory served correctly, he did indeed mold his plot with rhyme, but never sacrificed it because of it.

Comment by Just One More Book!!

March 16, 2009 @ 4:27 pm

Very cool, Lee. Thanks for providing us with the inside scoop!

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