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The Reptile Ball

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Jacqueline K. Ogburn has brought together all kinds of reptiles, from the horned toad to the Komodo dragon, from the tortoise to the python, for this sumptuous, gala affair. With John O'Brien's whimsical illustrations, this scaly menagerie is sure to delight even the most squeamish of reptile admirers. Full color.
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Published September 1st 1997 by Dial Books
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Jennifer
Apr 05, 2016 Jennifer rated it really liked it
This poetic narrative with colored pen and ink drawings describes the antics of lizards at the reptile ball. Cleverly written with a glossary at the back, it will appeal to students who enjoy a mix of fiction and non fiction. It would be a nice addition to a reptile unit.
Betty Kim
Apr 17, 2011 Betty Kim rated it liked it
Shelves: animals, poetry
This book presents different types of reptiles that lived in different places through poetry. Each poem's rhythm evokes a feeling for the reptile. Also, this book demonstrated many different types of poetic form. I recommend this book because this book not only made me to use rhythmic reading but also made me to learn about different reptiles abound they world by the fun way. My favorite poetry in this book is the “Alligator Stomp” which used the stomping sound ‘Clump’ to make the poetry interes ...more
Kaethe
Jul 14, 2014 Kaethe rated it it was amazing
Ogburn's got range. I like this collection of poems as much as Judy Sierra's Antarctic Antics: A Book of Penguin Poems.
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