Category Archives: Use of Alliteration

The Composer is Dead – Written by Lemony Snicket and Illustrated by Carson Ellis

The Composer is Dead, Written by Lemony Snicket and Illustrated by Carson Ellis, 2009, 36 p., New York: HarperCollins. 9780061236273. Age Range: 5-10 years. Author Website: http://www.lemonysnicket.com/ Illustrator Website: http://www.carsonellis.com/ Annotation:  The composer is dead and it is up to the … Continue reading

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Red Sings From Treetops – Written by Joyce Sidman and Illustrated by Pamela Zagarenski

Red Sings From Treetops, Written by Joyce Sidman and Illustrated by Pamela Zagarenski, 2009, 32 p., Boston, MA: Houghton Mifflin Books for Children. 9780547014944. Age Range: 6-10 years. Author Website: http://www.joycesidman.com/ Illustrator Website: http://www.atthegallery.com/artists/zagarenski.html Awards: ALA Notable Children’s Books: 2010, Booklist … Continue reading

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A River of Words: The Story of William Carlos Williams – Written by Jen Bryant and Illustrated by Melissa Sweet

A River of Words: The Story of William Carlos Williams, Written by Jen Bryant and Illustrated by Melissa Sweet, 2008, Cambridge, MA: Eerdmans Books for Young Readers. 9780802853028. Age Range: 7-11 years. Author Website: http://www.jenbryant.com/ Illustrator Website: http://melissasweet.net/ Awards: ALA … Continue reading

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