Oddhopper Opera

Oddhopper Opera : A Bug's Garden of Verses

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Put an ear to the ground for the clicking, popping, snapping music of this garden grown wild. In verse as witty as it is buggy, Kurt Cyrus conducts a chirruping chorus of voices great and small. From a stinkbug trying (and failing) to hide itself to a cicada's struggle to escape its own skin to an ant's marathon dinner march and a frog's identity crisis, here is a garden teeming with down-to-earth fun for readers of every species--no matter how many legs they have!
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Product details

  • 0-5
  • Paperback | 32 pages
  • 248.9 x 248.9 x 12.7mm | 158.76g
  • United States
  • English
  • New edition
  • New edition
  • full colour illustrations
  • 0152058559
  • 9780152058555
  • 2,181,567

Review quote

"[A] verbal and visual tour-de-force."--Kirkus Reviews (starred review)
"This is a collection of poems that bug-loving boys and girls as well as their teachers and librarians will share with great satisfaction."--Library Talk (starred review)
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About Kurt Cyrus

KURT CYRUS has illustrated several picture books, including Mammoths on the Move and Avalanche Annie: A Not-So-Tall Tale, both written by Lisa Wheeler, and his own Hotel Deep: Light Verse from Dark Water..
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Rating details

44 ratings
4.4 out of 5 stars
5 55% (24)
4 32% (14)
3 14% (6)
2 0% (0)
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