Joyful Noise: Poems for Two Voices

joyful noise by paul fleischman

1989 Newbery Medal Winner

From the Newbery Medal winning author of Seedfolks, Paul Fleischman, Joyful Noise is a collection of irresistible poems that celebrates the insect world. Funny, sad, loud, and quiet, each of these poems resounds with a booming, boisterous, joyful noise.

The poems resound with the pulse of the cicada and the drone of the honeybee. Eric Beddows′s vibrant drawings send each insect soaring, spinning, or creeping off the page in its own unique way.

Paul Fleischman has created not only a fascinating guide to the insect world but an exultant celebration of life.---from the publisher

44 pages                                978-0064460934                               Ages 8-12

Keywords:  bees, insects, nature, poems, Caldecott Medal, anthology, poetry, 8 year old, 9 year old, 10 year old, 11 year old, 12 year old

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