NPM #24

And you can’t talk about Jane Yolen poems without mentioning a fairy tale or two.  I adore Jane’s interpretation of fairy tales.  “Grumbles from the Forest: Fairy-Tale Voices with a Twist” is also co-authored with Rebecca Kai Dotlich, but this time it is illustrated by Matt Mahurin.  The illustrations tend to be a bit more darker than the other collection we saw yesterday, and no surprise as fairy tales tend to be a bit darker than Mother Goose.

Today’s two voice poems deal with one of my favorite fairy tales: The Little Mermaid.

ltl mermaid

About jenabenton

I'm an elementary school teacher, writer, illustrator and storyteller.

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