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Meet Douglas Florian, Artist/Author
Omnibeasts
Ages: All
OMNIBEASTS (2004)

Get ready to bark, purr, and howl the night away with this high-spirited, special-sized gift edition featuring forty-four of Douglas Florian's favorite animal poems and paintings.

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bow wow meow meow
Ages: 4 - 8

Collection of twenty-one original poems and paintings about cats and dogs.

BOW WOW MEOW MEOW: It's Rhyming Cats and Dogs (2003)

"The Bulldog's face is full of pride.
His eyes look wise.
His jaw is wide.
His chin is straight.
His nose is strong.
His brow is great.
His jowls are long
I'd say his face was full of char
If he would let go of my arm."

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Insectlopedia

Witty Poems and Rhyming Verse
Artistic Development
Insect
Arachnid

Ages: 4 - 8

LEARN MORE LINKS:

Insect Safari -
Classroom Activity
Common Insects

INSECTLOPEDIA (1998)

"The i-o moth
Has mam-moth eyes
That are not real--
They're a disguise
To ward off birds
And other creatures,
Like garter snakes
And science teachers."

Short poems handsomely
done in watercolor on
brown paper with collage.

A delightful way to "teach"
about insect and arachnid
through art and rhyming
verse.

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21 Original Poems and Paintings
A might mammal extravaganza.

Ages 4-8

MAMMALABILIA: POEMS AND PAINTINGS (2000)

a poem ...

THE OTTER

I state most emphatic:
An otter's aquatic.
An otter loves wateró
An utter fanatic.
It's most acrobatic,
And quite charismatic.
I state most emphatic:
An otter's aquatic.

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Ages: 4 - 8

A taste from...

LAUGH-ETERIA (1999)

"Don't drag a dragon by its tooth.
To drag it such is most uncouth,
Discourteous, and impolite,
And it will eat you in one bite."

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A sneak peak

Ages: 4 - 8

IN THE SWIM: POEMS AND PAINTINGS (1997)

a taste...

"Did you know the ocean's oysters
Sometimes change from girls to boysters?"

21 Poems... funny rhymes... some fact attacks

Ages: All

ON THE WING: BIRD POEMS AND PAINTINGS
(1996)

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Ages: 4-8

BEAST FEAST (1994)

A hilarious collection of 21 original animal poems and paintings.

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Lizards, frogs and polliwogs

Ages: 5-10

LIZARDS, FROGS, AND POLLIWOGS (2001)

From... "The Wood Frog"

"I am a frozen frogsicle.
I froze beneath a logsicle.
My mind is in a fogsicle
Inside this icy bogsicle.
My temperature is ten degrees.
I froze my nose, my toes, my knees.
But I don't care, I feel at ease,
For I am full of antifreeze."

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