- By Deborah Ruddell Joan Rankin

Today at the Bluebird Cafe: Today at the Bluebird Cafe

  • Title: Today at the Bluebird Cafe: Today at the Bluebird Cafe
  • Author: Deborah Ruddell Joan Rankin
  • ISBN: 9780689871535
  • Page: 209
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Today at the Bluebird Cafe Today at the Bluebird Cafe It s all you can eat at the Bluebird Caf A grasshopper katydid cricket buffet with berries and snails and a bluebottle fly a sip of the lake and a bite of the sky A world of birds unfolds in twent

    It s all you can eat at the Bluebird Caf , A grasshopper katydid cricket buffet, with berries and snails and a bluebottle fly, a sip of the lake and a bite of the sky A world of birds unfolds in twenty two vivid poems that capture the unique personalities of birds from backyard blue jays to toucans and cockatoos Come sweep through the sky with an eagle, compare table maIt s all you can eat at the Bluebird Caf , A grasshopper katydid cricket buffet, with berries and snails and a bluebottle fly, a sip of the lake and a bite of the sky A world of birds unfolds in twenty two vivid poems that capture the unique personalities of birds from backyard blue jays to toucans and cockatoos Come sweep through the sky with an eagle, compare table manners with a vulture, and mock a mockingbird if you dare Debora Ruddell s poems are funny and thoughtful, silly and sweet Joan Rankin s delightful pictures enchant the eye and tickle the funny bone There is something for everyone who flies through the pages of this brilliantly birdbrained book.

    1 thought on “Today at the Bluebird Cafe: Today at the Bluebird Cafe

    1. This is a wonderful book because of it's content and artwork. It captures characteristics of birds children will or have seen outside in everyday life. Overall, this is a fun and playful book that will teach students about species of birds using short, funny poems.

    2. I loved the illustrations of this book! It has 21 different poems about birds and the poems have sweet rhymes. The book takes you on an adventure to birds life! It gives you information about the birds but focuses more on the personalities than just facts.

    3. Personal Reaction:I really liked reading this book and found myself laughing throughout it. I think students would be really engaged in a read aloud with this book and find it just as entertaining as I did. I think having books like this on file just add into your day helps students develop skills of poetry by hearing it frequently even if the poems are silly. Purpose:This book would be appropriate for a read aloud of children between 1st-3rd grades. This book of poems would be classified as non [...]

    4. Have you ever considered birds? I mean, we see them, admire them, but have you ever stopped to think what they might have to say? Deborah Ruddell did and presents their thoughts in this collection of 22 poems. What I thought: I've liked Deborah Ruddell ever since I read her A Whiff of Pine, A Hint of Skunk. Reading her first collection was highly enjoyable. These poems are full of imagery and surprises. Perhaps not as humorous as those in her second collection, but satisfying all the same. My fa [...]

    5. Poems that are short and sweet - perfect for little listeners. They have a touch of humor in them as well. The illustrations are mellow and beautiful - covering the whole page.Poem Shared: The EagleTheme: FlyingAdditional themes: birdsReviewed from a library copy.

    6. I think that this book would be great for working on rhymes with students and for studying poetry. It also shows what different birds are like that the students may have never heard of. Although certain aspects of the book are good it is not my favorite book.

    7. Fun poems that introduce students to a wide variety of birds. The poems say so much about the birds in such few words. (Choice)

    8. A nice journey through the avian world with rhyming poems all about various kinds of birds. Beautiful and fun watercolor illustrations. Poems are both educational and delightful.

    9. This is a cute book of bird-themed poetry with some great, colorful illustrations to go along with the poems. For children and adults who are bird lovers, I'd recommend this book!

    10. Some of these poems are funny, some are a little more serious, and many lend themselves to developing them into stories--Maddie is plotting a few already!

    11. This book was cute and very colorful. It teaches children about all the different birds there are. The artwork was amazing! I couldn't stop looking at the pictures!

    12. This is great read-aloud poetry. Clever, witty verse with vivid imagery. The whimsical illustrations compliment the poems beautifully.

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