The blood hungry spleen and other poems about our parts

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the blood hungry spleen and other poems about our parts

The Blood-Hungry Spleen and Other Poems About Our Parts by Allan Wolf

Makes a terrific and enriching addition to any life-science course and a charming gateway into deeper discussions of the body. — SCHOOL LIBRARY JOURNAL

Have you ever wondered what some of your body parts do? How many times a year your heart beats? How big your small intestines are? Which of your muscles looks most like a slug? Certain to appeal to elementary-school children, these thirty-four humorous, anatomically accurate poems explore the workings of our bodies with great verve and enthusiasm — and plenty of outrageous illustrations.
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The Blood-Hungry Spleen and Other Poems About Our Parts

Please choose whether or not you want other users to be able to see on your profile that this library is a favorite of yours. Finding libraries that hold this item What middle level student doesn't want to hear a poem about the anus? This delightful book has poems for every part of the body. My favorite is the kidney poem for two voices. The 'boy parts' and 'girl parts' poem is pretty accurate. I'd want to read that

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Wolf's debut, a collection of verse about body parts, is sure to tickle the funny bone one body part that isn't covered here. Clarke's The Mystery of UFOs retro paintings of pop-eyed, Gumby-limbed figures confine themselves to shades of reddish brown, flesh and green, giving the book a muted, sepia-toned feel. Clarke substitutes whimsy for biological accuracy. Stomachs run on little treadmills, sweating big beads of perspiration. The disembodied spleen, pictured for the title poem, wears a propeller beanie. Much of the basic biology will be familiar to the target audience, but the final stretch of poems treats trickier subjects: "Consider the Anus," "Your Hormones Are Exciting," "Boy Parts" and "Girl Parts.

I really liked this nonfictional text about the human body. It was a collect ion of poems about various parts of the human body and their functions. It made learning anatomy fun for a child through a number of jokes and silly illustrations. The main message of these poems are to inform the reader of the functions and importance of body parts Allan Wolf , Greg Clarke. How many times a year your heart beats?

I really liked this nonfictional text about the human body. It was a collect ion of poems about various parts of the human body and their functions. It made learning anatomy fun for a child through a number of jokes and silly illustrations. The main message of these poems are to inform the reader of the functions and importance of body parts Allan Wolf. Ears have drums but don't play them , knees wear caps even in church , and a boneless boy turns into a human puddle in this book of wacky—and anatomically accurate—poems about our body parts. To the left of your stomach, a deep violet-red, a filter's at work filling blood cells with dread: The red blood cell graveyard!

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  2. Eleodora P. says:

    "Allan Wolf says he can recite 1, poems from memory. He began working on THE BLOOD-HUNGRY SPLEEN while teaching a sixth-grade life-science.

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