Barnyard Slam

Barnyard Slam

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ISBN-13: 9780823423064
Publisher: Holiday House
Publication date: 06/01/2010
Pages: 32
Product dimensions: 8.10(w) x 10.70(h) x 0.10(d)
Age Range: 4 - 8 Years

About the Author

Dian Curtis Regan is the author of many books for young readers. She received a Distinguished Medal of Service in Children's Literature from the Oklahoma Center for Poets and Writers, and was named the 1993 Member of the Year by the Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators. Dian was born in Colorado Springs, and has lived all over the world. Presently, she lives in Wichita, Kansas. www.diancurtisregan.com.

Paul Meisel is the author and illustrator of See Me Run, a Theodor Seuss Geisel Honor Book, and See Me Dig, a Kirkus Reviews Best Book, and is the illustrator of many books for young people, including The Schmutzy Family by Madelyn Rosenberg, a Sydney Taylor Honor Book. He lives in Connecticut.

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Barnyard Slam 1 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
yarb on LibraryThing 22 days ago
The only thing sadder than watching a stand-up comedian "dying" on stage is watching a children's entertainer in the same situation. And this book is the literary equivalent.I have a high tolerance for cornball humour. But this entire book is a menagerie of facepalm-inducing, fifth-rate barnyard puns. Mercifully, the majority of the offences against wordplay will fly over the heads of the target audience, but they'll hit adult readers square in the kisser, and the resultant eggy miasma will be hard to disperse."Yo Mama Goose?" What were they thinking??
delatte on LibraryThing 22 days ago
With a poetry-slamming goose named Yo Mama, you know it's got to be good. I'm being sarcastic. This story is cringe-worthy cornball, and I disagree with SLJ and Kirkus, and say skip it. Even PW knows "Adults may groan," so I'm actually not alone here. Save your dough.