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Give Me Wings
Poems selected by
Lee Bennett Hopkins,
Illustrated by Ponder Goembel
Ages 6-8
Holiday House, September 2010

This delightful collection prepares you for lift-off as you enter a world where children fly high and cats sail through the air. Turn these pages and let your imagination take flight!

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Animal Fair
Adapted and
Illustrated By Ponder Goembelk
Marshal Cavendish
Ages 4-8

A silly, catchy little number with enough visual quirks to keep kids returning for one more curtain call. Preschool-Kindergarten.

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Swamp Song
Written by Helen Ketteman
Illustrated By Ponder Goembelk
Marshal Cavendish
Ages 5-9

When Gator starts tappin' his toes, all the swamp animals sing to his beat.

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Mr. Mosquito Put On His Tuxedo
By Barbara Olenyik Morrow
Illustrated By Ponder Goembelk
Holiday House
Ages 4-8

The ball is simply buzzing! The music is humming. Six-legged dancers are twirling. When suddenly...
eeeeeeeegadd! Enormous feet are about to stomp on the whole affair!
Can a dapper mosquito dressed in a tuxedo avert disaster?

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Castaway Cats
By Lisa Wheeler
A Richard Jackson Book
Atheneum Books for
Young Readers
Ages 4-8

“This story is full of characters. Fifteen cats find themselves shipwrecked, how will they survive?”
— P.G.

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Old Cricket
By Lisa Wheeler
A Richard Jackson Book
Atheneum/Simon & Schuster 2003, Ages 3-7

“This team responsible for Sailor Moo returns with a homespun trickster tale enhanced by sprightly humor and ace draftsmanship... smartly paced and skillfully drawn, this tale delivers a gentle comeuppance sure to please smart young bugs.”
— Publishers Weekly

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Sailor Moo: Cow at Sea
By Lisa Wheeler
A Richard Jackson Book
Atheneum/Simon & Schuster 2002, Ages 4-8

“Goembel’s dusky acrylics introduce a cast of bipedal critters who teeter wildly between anthropomorphism and realism, upping the humor considerably. The goggle-sporting manatees and hook-handed cat captain Silver Claw will likely have readers giggling.”
— Publishers Weekly

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“Hi, Pizza Man!”
By Virginia Walter
Orchard Books/Scholastic 1995, Ages 4-8

“In this simple, funny story, a young girl pretends what she would say to a variety of creatures, from a dinosaur to a snake, delivering pizza to her door.”
— School Library Journal

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