“A children's story that can only be enjoyed by children is not a good children's story in the slightest.” ~C.S. Lewis
Bibliographic Information: Worth, Valerie(2013). Pug and Other Animal Poems. New York, NY: Margaret Ferguson Books.
Reading Level: 3rd grade
Synopsis: This book is a collection of animal poems. The illustrator uses collage to depict the animals.
Classroom Rationale: This book would be a great read aloud to introduce a poetry unit. The poems have colorful language and vivid descriptions of animals.
CCSS.RL.2.4- Describe how words and phrases (e.g., regular beats, alliteration, rhymes, repeated lines) supply rhythm and meaning ina story, poem, or song.