Book Review & Giveaway: Screamers: Poems and Drawings by Kenny Penny
When kids read they don’t think about getting an education, they want to have fun! “Screamers” is a delightful book of poetry that entertains children with humor while it helps them develop an ear for language. The author Kenny Penny offers up his zaniest poetry, inviting young readers to picture life as a “Big Slinky”, taste “alligator toenail stew” or read “the world’s smallest poem”. Smelly things, nutty teachers and hiccups add to the hilarity, as does the idea of “backwards pants” and having twelve toes! “Screamers” revels in the fact that kids have an enormous silly side and can never get enough of wacky ideas and crazy images. With over 225 poems and countless illustrations (all drawn by Kenny), this book is highly engaging, wildly funny, and unexpectedly heartwarming. For kids age 6-12.
My Review: This book of Poems and drawings has a lot of humor that children even adults can relate to. If you love poems you would love this book, why? Because the drawings are simple and child-like. The poems are funny that it would keep you laughing as you turn the pages.
Driving daddy’s car…
Just missing all the trees.
Driving daddy’s car…
Much faster than the breeze.
Driving daddy’s car…
I know that he’ll be pleased
Once I find the jar
Where daddy hides the keys.
I highly recommend this book. For a copy visit Amazon http://www.amazon.com/Screamers-Kenny-Penny/dp/0615315593
Disclaimer: As per FTC guidelines, I received a copy of these books in exchange for my honest review. I received no monetary compensation. All opinions expressed here are mine and mine alone.
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