Cleary, Brian I saw an Invisible Lion Today: Quatrains 32 pgs. Millbrook, 2016. $20.00 NONFICTION
features an explanation of what Quatrains are and how they work. It then
provides 22 poems along with the Rhyme Scheme for each. Illustrations accompany each
students would enjoy this poems as part of a lesson on Quatrains. There are
actually pretty funny stuff like a sink and toothbrush arguing who has the
worst job, but its toilet who wins the day. There are mustache poems, kitty
litter cleaning poems, and many more that students will relate to. There are
quite a few that teachers will love too, about adjectives, a thesaurus, ect. The
illustrations are fun and bright and often humorous.
EL(K-3), EL -ADVISABLE Reviewer: Stephanie Elementary School Librarian & Author.